W. Marvin Watson

American politician (Democrat) (1924-2017)

William Marvin Watson (June 6, 1924 – November 26, 2017) was an American politician. He was an advisor to U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson. He served as Postmaster General from April 26, 1968 to January 20, 1969.[1]

Marvin Watson
United States Postmaster General
In office
April 26, 1968 – January 20, 1969
PresidentLyndon Johnson
Preceded byLarry O'Brien
Succeeded byWinton Blount
White House Appointments Secretary
In office
November 22, 1963 – April 26, 1968
PresidentLyndon Johnson
Preceded byKenneth O'Donnell
Succeeded byJames Jones
Personal details
Born(1924-06-06)June 6, 1924
Oakhurst, Texas, U.S.
DiedNovember 26, 2017(2017-11-26) (aged 93)
Woodland, Texas, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic Party
Alma materBaylor University
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Marine Corps
Battles/warsWorld War II

Watson died in Woodland, Texas on November 26, 2017 at the age of 93.[2]

References change

  1. "Miller Center". Archived from the original on 2013-06-26. Retrieved 2014-08-08.
  2. W. Marvin Watson Jr., a top White House aide to Lyndon B. Johnson, dies at 93