in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 931 words.
Watson, Robert Irving (1878–1948), oil industrialist, was born at Nith Bank, Dumfries, on 22 November 1878, the younger son of Thomas Watson, editor and proprietor of the Dumfries and...