Biography of J. E. Watson, Jr.
Bristol County, MA Biographies





Watson, J. E., jr., was born in Rhode Island, but his parents came to Fall River when he was an infant. He started the business of life as a grocery clerk, but after two years went into the upholstery trade. He worked for various firms for several years and then went into business for himself. In January, 1892, he disposed of his upholstery business to his brother and devoted himself entirely to the undertaking business. He is a graduate of Sullivan's Embalming School and is an enthusiast in his business and an expert in every department of it. Mr. Watson is a prominent Mason and is also a member of the Odd Fellows, Knights of Pythias and Red Men. He married Abbie M. Pitrnan and they have one daughter, Edith W. Watson.

From:
Our county and its people
A descriptive and biographical history of
Bristol County, Massachusetts
Prepaired and published under the auspices of
The Fall River News and The Taunton Gasette
With assistance of Hon. Alanson Borden
The Boston History Company, Publishers, 1899.

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