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Jeannette Kittredge Watson

Jeannette Kittredge Watson, a member of the class of 1902 was wife of Thomas J. Watson, Sr., the founder of International Business Machines (IBM). Mother of four children, and member of IBM's board of directors for many years.

In 1954, Jeannette Kittredge Watson was awarded as an Honorary Degree Recipient.

Mrs. Watson donated the funds to make the construction Watson Fine Arts Center possible and it was named in her honor in 1962.

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