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Charles H. Wilson


Picture of Charles H. Wilson
CA Blue Book (1975)
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-02-1954 Democratic AD-66 21465 Win
11-06-1956 Democratic AD-66 39141 Win
11-04-1958 Democratic AD-66 35538 Win
11-08-1960 Democratic AD-66 37812 Win
11-06-1962 Democratic CD-31 76631 Win
11-03-1964 Democratic CD-31 114246 Win
11-08-1966 Democratic CD-31 92875 Win
11-05-1968 Democratic CD-31 97855 Win
11-03-1970 Democratic CD-31 102071 Win
11-07-1972 Democratic CD-31 87975 Win
11-05-1974 Democratic CD-31 61322 Win
11-02-1976 Democratic CD-31 83155 Win
11-07-1978 Democratic CD-31 55667 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: February 15, 1917 in Magna, Utah
Married: Betty Gibbel (in 1947)
Child: Steve, Donald*, Kenneth, and Billy
Military Service: ARMY (WWII)
Died: July 21, 1984 in Clinton, Maryland

1980: Censured by the House of Representatives on June 10th for financial misconduct
1980: Primary Candidate for CD-31 (Lost; 15.3%)

  • Donald Wilson was a Primary candidate for AD-53 in 1974.
  • An incumbent who lost their party primary (in 1980)
  • CENSURE: In June 1980, the House of Representatives censured Wilson for financial misconduct (improper use of campaign funds). He is one of two California Members of Congress to be officially chastised in that way (the others being Adam Schiff). (Source)
  • REPRIMAND: In 1978, the House of Representatives reprimanded Wilson for making false statements to a House committee. He is one of four California Members of Congress to be officially chastised in that way (the others being John J. McFall, Edward Roybal, and Laura Richardson) (Source)

Source: California Blue Book (1958), (1961)
Source: "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present" (U.S. Library of Congress) []