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Rod Diridon Papers



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This collection documents 20 years of Rod Diridon’s public service. Diridon served six terms as the chairperson of both the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors and the Santa Clara Transit Board. Diridon is best known as the “father” of modern transit service in Santa Clara County. The collection includes correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, plans, ordinances, project files, campaign materials, photographs, and plaques.

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Diridon, Rod, 1939- – Archives
Santa Clara County (Calif.) – Board of Supervisors
Santa Clara County (Calif.) – Politics and government – Sources
Urban Transportation (Calif.)-San Francisco Bay Area-Finance
Urban Transportation (Calif.)-Santa Clara County-Planning
Transportation – California – Santa Clara County – Planning – Sources
Local transit – California – Santa Clara County – Sources
Supervisors (Local government) – California – Santa Clara County – Archives

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