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Clarence W. Watson

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May 08, 1864

Clarence Wayland Watson was born in Fairmont

1886

Clarence W. Watson graduated from Fairmont State Normal School

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1890

Aretas B. Fleming became governor of West Virginia

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1893

Clarence W. Watson joined his father and brothers in the mining enterprises

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1894

Clarence W. Watson married Minnie Lee Owings

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1901

Aretas Fleming and Clarence W. Watson merged coal companies into the Fairmont Coal Company

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1902

Fairmont Coal Company operated 28 mines and employed 6,067

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1903

Fairmont Coal Company was absorbed into Consolidation Coal Company of Maryland

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1906

Fleming-Watson family acquired control of Consolidation Coal Company

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1911

Clarence W. Watson began serving in the U.S. Senate

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1913

Clarence W. Watson finished his term in the U.S. Senate

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1927

Consolidation Coal Company became the largest independent bituminous mining company in the nation

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1928

U.S. Sen. Clarence W. Watson was forced out as chairman of the board/president of Consolidation Coal Company

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May 24, 1940

Clarence W. Watson died


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