Skip to comments.Former Rep. Charlie Wilson of Ohio dies at 70 after suffering stroke
Posted on 04/15/2013 5:44:22 PM PDT by Olog-hai
Former Rep. Charlie Wilson (D-Ohio) died Sunday at a Florida hospital at the age of 70.
Wilson suffered a stroke earlier in the year and had been recovering.
Wilson served in the Ohio House of Representatives from 1997-2005, when he launched a successful write-in campaign for the U.S. House of Representatives. Wilson served two terms, but lost elections to Rep. Bill Johnson (D-Ohio) in 2010 and 2012.
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This Charlie Wilson was a not-half-bad Blue Dog Democrat, who was a member of the Rural Caucus, Sportsmen's Caucus, and the Steel Caucus. However, he did vote for the Senate version of Obamacare.
Financial Services: Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government-Sponsored Enterprises; Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit
Committee on Science and Technology: Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight; Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics
He started out as an undertaker and eventually ran for Congress. He suffered a brain aneurysm in February and seemed to be recovering. RIP.
Thus proving the validity of my previous post.
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