Tom Watson
Tom
Watson

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Larkshall , SCO
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Larkshall , SCO
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Bio

Tom Watson
born in 1880... soccer family (brother John)... noted as a “staunch Presbyterian and a prominent member of the Masonic order”... he moved to Canada “sometime around” 1910... worked as the soccer editor of the Toronto Evening Telegram... he was 51 years old when he passed away in Toronto on 29 August 1920 after an illness of three months... as noted in his obituary in The Toronto World, “he was a keen and unbiased critic”... from the Dominion of Canada Football Association’s 1914 Annual Meeting, as president he was “accorded a hearty vote of thanks for valuable services rendered the Association”... 
 
shortly after his death, clubs in the Toronto area were asked to “wear mourning armlets” in his memory... on 31 December 1921, a monument was unveiled in Watson’s honour at Prospect Cemterey in Toronto (erected by the Toronto and District Football Association)... at the monument ceremony, Mayor Church unveiled the monument while DCFA president Tom Holland served as master of ceremonies... 

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