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Charles N. Wilson Political Photographs


Charlie Wilson as a Naval Cadet, 1956

Charlie Wilson as a Naval Cadet, 1956

Photograph of United States Naval Academy Cadets, believed to be the class of 1956.
Charles N. Wilson is on the top row, fourth from the left.

Early Portrait of Charlie Wilson

Early Portrait of Charlie Wilson

Charlie Wilson Early Portrait, date unknown

Charlie Wilson in The Texas House of Representatives, April 20, 1961

Charlie Wilson in The Texas House of Representatives, April 20, 1961

Photograph of Charles N. Wilson speaking in the Texas House of Representatives on April 20, 1961.

Latane Temple Welcomes Charlie Wilson, 1961

Latane Temple Welcomes Charlie Wilson, 1961

Photograph of Latane Temple welcoming state representative Charles Wilson to the sales and public relations staff of Temple Lumber Company in 1961. This photograph was taken at the company's main office, which was located at 4807 Kirby Drive, Houston, Texas.

Charlie Wilson with Young Democrats, October 11, 1964

Charlie Wilson with Young Democrats, October 11, 1964

Photograph of Charles Wilson and young democrats in Angelina County, Texas. In October 1964 Young Democrats of Angelina County launched a countywide bumper sticker campaign in Lufkin, Diboll, Clawson, Huntington, and Zavalla. Here one of the teams poses outside the Democratic Headquarters in Lufkin. Left to right: Gary Horton, Lisa Denman, Tre Denman, Richard Warner, Charles Wilson. The photograph appears in the October 11, 1964 issue of the Diboll Free Press.

Charlie Wilson Outside the Texas Capitol, April 22, 1965

Charlie Wilson Outside the Texas Capitol, April 22, 1965

Photograph of State representative Charlie Wilson outside of the Texas capitol with three supporters.
Left to right: Joe Ned Dean, District Judge for Trinity County, Claudette Lowe of Lufkin, and Jeannie Wayland, who was Wilson's administrative assistant.

Charlie Wilson with Lieutenant Governor Ben Barns, 1969

Charlie Wilson with Lieutenant Governor Ben Barns, 1969

Photograph of Senator Charles Wilson receiving the gavel from Lieutenant Governor Ben Barnes upon his appointment as chairman of the Texas Senate Banking Committee, February 6, 1969.

Governor for a Day Ceremony, 1972

Governor for a Day Ceremony, 1972

Photograph of Charlie Wilson signing papers at his Governor for a Day ceremony on December 2, 1972 at the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation in Polk County, Texas.
Chief R. F. Battise sits to Wilson's left.

Buddy Temple Speaking at Governor for a Day Ceremony, 1972

Buddy Temple Speaking at Governor for a Day Ceremony, 1972

Photograph of State representative Buddy Temple, friend of Charlie Wilson, speaking at Wilson's Governor for a Day ceremony at the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation in Polk County, Texas on December 2, 1972.
Behind him are Charlie Wilson and his first wife Jerry, and Lufkin attorney Martin Dies. Judge John Hannah was also in attendance.

Charlie Wilson with Alabama Coushatta Boys, 1972

Charlie Wilson with Alabama Coushatta Boys, 1972

Photograph of Charlie Wilson standing among several Alabama-Coushatta Indian boys at his Governor for a Day ceremony on the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation in Polk County, Texas. December 2, 1972.

Charlie Wilson at His Governor for a Day Ceremony, 1972

Charlie Wilson at His Governor for a Day Ceremony, 1972

Photograph of Charlie Wilson holding a seal of the Trinity River Authority of Texas at his Governor for a Day ceremony on the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation in Polk County, Texas. December 2, 1972.

A Signed Photograph of Charlie Wilson with State Representative John Hannah, 1972

A Signed Photograph of Charlie Wilson with State Representative John Hannah, 1972

Photograph of State Representative John Hannah introducing Charlie Wilson, President Pro-Tem of the Texas Senate, as Governor of Texas for a day at the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation on December 2, 1972. State Representative Buddy Temple served as master of ceremonies and Judge Martin Dies Jr. swore Wilson into office. A reported 5,000 people were in attendance, including a complete National Guard unit that provided a 19-gun salute from 105mm howitzers.
The mat is inscribed "To John, my trusted friend and guru, Charlie"

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