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Cadet John R. Watson

Cadet John R. Watson

John R. Watson, son of Mr and Mrs Paul W. Watson, 907 South Fourth Street, will be among the cadets to be graduated May 29 from the U.S. Miliraty academy at West Point. Watson is a graduate of Springfield High School and attended Springfield Junior College and Purdue University before receiving his appointment to the military academy from the late Senator J. Hamilton Lewis. During his first year he was appointed cadet academic instruction.For the last year he has held the rank of cadet sergeant. His extra curricula activities included the vice president of the dialectic society, membership on the cadet lecture commitee, member of the Hundredth Night Shows, dramatic organization presenting plays annually . He will receive his commission in the cavalry with a detail to the air corps. This article was bought at a swap shop. I think it is from the forties and WW11 era.

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