Member of Parliament
Following his studies in History and Political Science at the University of Windsor, Jeff Watson worked as an Executive Assistant and Marketing Director for an internationally known promotions company, whose presentations included eight Super Bowls.
Jeff later joined Daimler Chrysler Canada and spent six years on the line at the Trim Division at Daimler’s Windsor Assembly Plant, including three and a half years at the Pillette Road plant prior to its closing.
First elected to the House of Commons in 2004, Jeff has represented Essex every since. He is the first autoworker elected to the Parliament of Canada. He is also the first Conservative elected in the riding of Essex in over 40 years.
Most recently, Jeff served as a Member on two House of Commons Standing Committees — Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities; and Transport, Infrastructure and Communities.
Jeff and his wife, Sarah, call Amherstburg home, and have five children.