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Santa Clara County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
Smart Voter Full Biography for Jeanette M. (Gomes) Watson

Candidate for
Council Member; City of Campbell

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I am a native of Campbell who grew up cutting cots and picking prunes. I started the Campbell Historical Museum and am currently president of the Friends of the Heritage Theatre. I was instrumental in bringing the Ainsley House to Campbell. I have been president of the Country Woman's Club of Campbell, President of the Campbell Chamber of Commerce, Chair of the Civic Improvement Commission and numerous other committees. I have chaired the Santa Clara County Water Commission and held offices in the Santa Clara County Cities Association. I became the first woman Mayor of Campbell and have served as mayor four terms. I am currently serving as Mayor. I am an active member of my church and have served in many capacities.

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