Oscar Watts

Submitted to the West Virginia Biographies Project by:
January 28, 2000

West Virginia Heritage Encyclopedia
Vol. 22, page 4893
Published by Jim Comstock, Richwood, WV 1976

Watts, Oscar (1886, ), Wayne County Member, House of Delegates, was
born at East Lynn, the son of Alderson and Virginia (Ferguson) Watts. He was
educated in the rural schools and was a salesman. In 1920, he was elected
justice of the peace in Wayne County, and in 1925, served as a member of city
council, City of Huntington. He was elected to the House of Delegates from
Wayne County in 1926 and again in 1934. His wife was Lutilla Skanes, and he
wa the father of one daughter.