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                        Watson WATSON, Diane Edith, a Representative from California; born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., November 12, 1933; graduated from Susan Miller Dorsey High School, Los Angeles, Calif.; B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1956; M.S., California State University, Los Angeles, Calif., 1967; attended the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.; Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, Calif., 1987; psychologist; faculty, California State University, Los Angeles, Calif., 1969-1971; health occupation specialist, Bureau of Industrial Education, California Department of Education, 1971-1973; member of the Los Angeles, Calif., unified school board, 1975-1978; member of the California state senate, 1978-1998; United States Ambassador to the Federated States of Micronesia, 1999-2000; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Seventh Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative Julian Dixon, and reelected to the four succeeding Congresses (June 5, 2001-January 3, 2011); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Twelfth Congress in 2010.

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Representative 01/03/2003 01/03/2011 33 House of Representatives CA
Representative 01/03/2001 01/03/2003 32 House of Representatives CA
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