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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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With: David Alder, Aly McInnes, Nina Kristofferson, Andrew Hutchings, Tony Kemp, Mark Hedges, Cara Elston, Giles Alderson, Brenda Moore, Emma Dodd, Nigel Watson, Thomas Aldridge.
They incude Kevin Campbell, Alan Stubbs, Steve Watson, Thomas Gravesen, Scot Gemmill and Joe-Max Moore.
Booked: Watson, Thomas, Rodallega, Gohouri, Steven Caldwell.
LAWRO SAYS WIGAN 1 STOKE 2 WIGAN Al Habsi, Stam, Gohouri, Alcaraz, Figueroa, N'Zogbia, Watson, Thomas, Cleverley, Diame, Di Santo STOKE Begovic, Wilkinson, Huth, Shawcross, Collins, Pennant, Delap, Whitehead, Etherington, Fuller, Jones TV: Match of the Day, BBC1, 10.
The depleted Aycliffe squad worked hard with only seven boys but against the wind couldn't keep Norton at bay, with fine goals coming from non-stop Alfie Turnbull, the very impressive Patrick Blogg, Sam Watson, Thomas Finlay and the hardworking Cole Anderson.
Smith and Baker are fighting for roster spots with Benjamin Watson, Thomas and Tyson DeVree.
The victorious team are pictured (back row, from left): Richard Steadman, Will Cambridge, Seb Wood, Tom Kay, Jacob Glover, Dan Millington, Connor Field, Myles Watson, Thomas Crowther, Dan Lythgo, Aaron Wilson.
Whitley Warriors teenagers Callum Watson, Thomas Murdy and Nathan Salem and Newcastle Vipers' Ross Han lon have been selected for the Great Britain Under-18 squad.
Stephen O'Neill scored twice in a one-sided second-half while Liam Watson, Thomas Lambe and Ciaran Gargan also netted.
GRASSROOTS SPORT RUGBY PICTURE SPECIAL PARK LIFE: Percy Park Under-17s are pictured (above back row, left to right): Robert Neasham, Mark Cryer, Robert Mutch, Ben Marshall, Jack Watson, Thomas Coats, Karl Scott, David Stobbs, Callum Wright, Austin Phillips; Middle row (left to right): Dan Quine, Tony Marsden, Mark Watson, Kyle Edison, Jack Hunter, Phil Thompson, Chris Hennessey, Dean Hind and front row (left to right): Joe Wafer, Ben Smth, John Kidd, Ash Smith (captain), Olie Stedman (vice-captain), Mathew Dale, Connor Taylor, Steven Doku