John Christian Watson

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Watson, John Christian


Born Apr. 9, 1867, in Valparaiso, Chile; died Nov. 18, 1941, in Sydney. Australian state figure.

Watson was trained as a compositor. In the 1880’s he emigrated to Australia, where he became involved in the trade union and labor movement. From 1901 to 1907 he was leader of the Labour Party. From April to August 1904 he was prime minister of the first Labour government in the history of the world. In 1910, Watson retired from political life.

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Yummy Tasty treats were served up to Ross Paterson, community manager and assistant head of youth at St Mirren; Morag Doig, InCube; Chris Watson, West College Scotland, and Allison Logan, Swissport
Chris Watson joins the company as its editorial manager after earlier holding a number of senior editorial and medical writing positions at Springer Healthcare, Touch Briefings, Mudskipper and Elsevier.
CHRIS Watson had a big smile on his face when he collect the biggest prize in North East angling - taking the PS1,000 for the biggest fish in the Seaham Open Watson landed a codling of 2.
Notes: If you have questions please contact Cindy Smith(931) 879-7776, Jimmy Sweet (931) 879-3814 or Chris Watson (931) 261-5263 or any other fair directors.
Chain Reaction Cycles MD Chris Watson said: "This is an exciting new chapter for the Chain Reaction Cycles brand.
New Ferry Rangers beat Victoria Colts 7-1 with Paul Leay (3), Chris Hughes (2), Terry New and Scott Connolly netting while Swan FC defeated Stanleys Tower 6-1 courtesy of goals from Chris Watson (2), Aaron Dillon, Mathew O'Shea, Chris Watson and an own goal.
We'll watch and listen when Jo joins wildlife sound-recordist Chris Watson to hear the dawn chorus up close for the very first time.
From left, Neil Graham, Chris Watson, Anthony Wallace, David Richardson and Ian Veacock in July 1988.
The venturea[euro](tm)s senior leadership will include Mark Dobler from Wood Group GTS as CEO, Neil Sigmund from TurboCare as Deputy CEO and Chris Watson from Wood Group GTS as CFO.
Chris Watson, regional land director at McCarthy & Stone, said: "McCarthy & Stone has been delighted with the level of professionalism and client service received from Colliers International whilst acquiring these exciting opportunities.
WOLVES' lowly position makes this one tough to call, says Chris Watson of the Derby Telegraph.