Charles H. DeuelDemocratic
Born: February 8, 1868 in Forbestown, CA
Married: Bertha Norman (in 1899)
Children: Two daughters and a son
Died (in office): July 22, 1947
1897-1947: Editor and Publisher, The Chico Record
- In his book "The California Legislature", Secretary of the Senate Joseph Beek noted "To the individual who has inhabited the Senate Chamber of the State of California longer than any other citizen of the State, the passing of Senator Charles Deuel marked the departure from that beautiful old room of the most kindly and most sympathetic presence it has ever known."
- PLACENAME: The Deuel Vocational Institution (opened in 1953) is located in Tracy. "DVI was named for the late Senator Charles D. Deuel who sponsored legislation establishing the institution. The facility opened in 1953 and was expanded in 1959, 1981 and 1993." [Source]
- The "Mexican Mafia" prison gang was first started at the Deuel Vocational Institution around 1957.
Source: California Blue Book (1928), (1932), (1950)