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Diane Watson
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 33rd district
32nd (2001–2003)
In office
June 5, 2001 – January 3, 2011
Preceded by Julian Dixon (32nd)
Lucille Roybal-Allard (33rd)
Succeeded by Hilda Solis (32nd)
Karen Bass (33rd)
Constituency 32nd district (2001–03)
33rd district (2003–11)
United States Ambassador to Micronesia
In office
Preceded by March Fong Eu
Succeeded by Larry Miles Dinger
Member of the California State Senate
from the 26th district
In office
December 5, 1994 – December 7, 1998
Preceded by Charles Calderon
Succeeded by Kevin Murray
Member of the California State Senate
from the 28th district
In office
December 6, 1982 – December 3, 1990
Preceded by Ralph C. Dills
Succeeded by Ralph C. Dills
Member of the California State Senate
from the 30th district
In office
December 4, 1978 – December 6, 1982
Preceded by Nate Holden
Succeeded by Ralph C. Dills
Personal details
Born November 12, 1933 (1933-11-12) (age 86)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Residence Malibu, California
Alma mater California State University, Los Angeles
Claremont Graduate University
University of California, Los Angeles
Occupation College administrator
Committees House Foreign Affairs Committee
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee

Diane Edith Watson (born November 12, 1933) is an American politician and psychologist. She was a member of the United States House of Representatives for CA's 33rd congressional district from 2003 until 2011. She is a member of the Democratic Party.

She was a member of the Los Angeles Unified School Board (1975–78). She was a member of the California Senate from 1978 to 1998, and the U.S. Ambassador to Micronesia from 1999 to 2000.

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