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Steve Caballero
This professional skateboarder and artist was born Nov. 8, 1964, in San Jose and currently resides in Campbell. Caballero was a pioneer in the skateboarding scene and has participated in the sport for more than 25 years.

Thomas J. Campbell
Campbell is the Director of Finance for California as of Dec. 1, 2004. In 1983, Campbell became the youngest professor ever awarded tenure at Stanford University, where he taught law. He also served five nonconsecutive terms in the U.S. House of Representatives, including acting as congressman of the 12th and 15th districts covering the San Jose and Campbell area.

Douglas Edmund Capilla
A former baseball player for the San Francisco Giants, St. Louis Cardinals, Cincinnati Reds and Chicago Cubs, Capilla graduated from Westmont High School in Campbell and West Valley College in Saratoga.

Lars Frederiksen
Born Lars Dapello in Campbell on May 23, 1969, Frederiksen is a guitarist and vocalist for the punk rock band Rancid, as well as the frontman of Lars Frederiksen and the Bastards. He grew up in Campbell and attended Westmont High School. On his 2001 album, Lars Frederiksen & The Bastards, he named a track "Campbell California."

Clinton Daniel "Dan" Gladden
Gladden won two World Series championships with the Minnesota Twins in 1987 and 1991. He was born July 7, 1957 in San Jose and graduated from Westmont High School in Campbell.

Dudley Robert Herschbach
This chemist won the 1986 Nobel Prize in Chemistry jointly with Yuan T. Lee and John C. Polanyi. He was born in San Jose, graduated from Campbell High School and received a B.S. in mathematics and an M.S. in chemistry from Stanford University.

Larry Craig Morton
This quarterback has played for the Dallas Cowboys, New York Giants and Denver Broncos. He attended Campbell High School and is the only quarterback in NFL history who has led two separate teams to the Super Bowl.

Bruni Sablan
This Campbell painter was born in São Paulo, Brazil but has made the South Bay her home since the late '70s. She does portraits of "every great jazz musician who ever lived."

Albert B. Smith
Since 1962, Smith has been the owner and CEO of Orchard Supply Hardware, a California hardware chain based in San Jose. He graduated from the now-defunct Campbell High School.





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