Watters (surname)

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Watters is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

Andrée Watters-Michaud is a musician and a two-time Félix Award winner from Quebec

Charles J. Watters Recipient of the Purple Heart medal Recipient of the Medal of Honor

Charles Joseph Watters was a Chaplain (Major) in the United States Army. He was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery exhibited while rescuing wounded men in the Vietnam War, specifically the Battle of Dak To. He was killed in the battle in a friendly fire incident when a 500-pound bomb was dropped on American paratroopers near the triage area where he was working.

David E. Watters, Ph.D. was an American educator who specialized in Tibeto-Burman languages and folklore.

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