Major General Clyde Watts

MG Clyde Watts

He attended New Mexico Military Institute. Graduated from Oklahoma University in 1931 with BS and LLB, where he was a member of the varsity Polo team.

He fought in WWII, serving in the Chinese and Burma Theaters as a Combat Liaison Officer with the Chinese Army and Artillery Air Observer, participated in the Burm-Salween Campaigns – was decorated with the Bronze Star and Air Medal, also Chinese Combat Command Commendation, and Yun Wie Medal (Cloud Banner) from the Chinese Government. He was Commanding General of the U.S. Army Reserve, XIX Corps Artillery (Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas) until June 1960 when he retired by law, upon completion of 30 years service.

His activities include active practice of Law, as a member of a Firm, Watts, Looney, Nichols & Johnson, Oklahoma City; Lawyer-Pilots Association; American Military Affairs Committee; Past President of R.O.P., Oklahoma Department; President of Oklahoma City Chapter of AUSA, and other professional and military organizations.

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