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Thomas J. Watson, Sr.

A salesman who served as president of IBM from 1914 to 1956. He began by selling organs and pianos to farmers in New York in the 1890s. He became interested in selling for technology companies when he purchased a cash register for his butcher shop. As head of IBM, he cornered 90% of the market for tabulating machines in the United States. During his tenure, IBM also began research into what became analog computers. He lived from 1874 to 1956.
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Thomas Watson was just 21 when he was killed on September 17, 1944, in the Netherlands.
After graduating from Connecticut College in 1989, he received a Thomas Watson Fellowship and did research in Mexico, where he began his career in journalism.
A signage installed at the entrance of the graveyard 100 years later identifies the fallen missionaries as James Stewart (mission leader), George Wilson (safari leader), Thomas Watson (preacher), John Greig (engineer), Cornelius Rahman (storekeeper), John Linton (carpenter) and a Dr Moffat.
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Playing early on Saturday morning David returned a one under par 71 net 68 to win Class 1 on the better in ward half from Thomas Watson and both players qualify for the medal finals and Nimmo Cup.
But rarely do we hear about the executive who produced one of the first--and did it on his own: IBM founder Thomas Watson, with "Think." "All of the problems of the world could be settled easily," he insisted, "if men were only willing to think." After the founder's son, Thomas Watson Jr., took IBM's reins in 1956, Think proliferated in the company culture, appearing on calendars, wall clocks and, as shown here, company notepads.
He addressed his assistant, Thomas Watson, from an adjoining room, with the words 'Mr.
It misses the key role played by IBM CEO Thomas Watson Sr., the most influential member of Columbia University's Board of Trustees, in bringing Ike to Columbia as its president in 1947, and Watson's goal of using that appointment to get Eisenhower out of an army uniform and thus make him more acceptable as a candidate for the civilian office of the American presidency.
Thomas Watson, President and CEO of AMI remarked, "The synergy between AssetTrack and the Now Platform makes maintaining complete, current, and accurate hardware asset data easier than ever for IT Service Management pros.
Al-Refaie augmented the gastric, soft tissue sarcoma and melanoma cancer lines at the hospital, where in partnership with international services at the hospital, he also plays a "significant role in growing this important service line." In a joint statement, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Joy Drass and Regional Chair Thomas Watson noted that Dr.