Orville W. Watson was Born on July 11, 1935, in McCaskill, Arkansas, Orville was a resident of Lafayette, Louisiana for much of his life. He was an avid golfer and outdoorsman. He worked in the oilfield in South Louisiana for most of his career. He owned and operated Central Industries until his retirement. Orville served as chairman for LAGCOE from 1994-1995. He served as member of the Board of Directors from 1987-2010. Watson was part of the executive member in 1989.