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Watson, William, Baron Thankertonlocked

(1873–1948)

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Watson, William, Baron Thankerton (1873–1948), judge, was born in Edinburgh on 8 December 1873, the third son of William Watson, Baron Watson of Thankerton (1827–1899), and his wife, Margaret Bannatyne (1846–1898). He was educated at Winchester College and at Jesus College, Cambridge, where he was placed in the third class in both parts of the law tripos in 1894 and 1895. In 1899 he was admitted to the ...

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