Diane Watson

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Diane Watson
California 33
Party Democratic

June 5, 2001
Preceded by Julian Dixon
Succeeded by -
Birthdate November 12, 1933

Rep. Diane Watson, born in Los Angeles, California on November 12, 1933, serves the 33rd Congressional District of California.



  • B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1956
  • M.S., California State University, Los Angeles, Calif., 1987
  • 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

Political history

  • 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 107th United States Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Rep. Julian Dixon, and reelected to the three succeeding Congresses (June 5, 2001-present). [1]



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