Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Representative  Charles S. "Charlie" DeanSr.

District 43

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Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Inverness

Occupation:  Sheriff, Retired; Cattleman; Consultant

Spouse:  Judy Baxter of Columbia, TN

Child(ren):  Shannon Wright, Charles S., Jr.

Education:  Central Florida Community College, A.A., 1962; Florida State University, B.S., Criminology-Police Administration, 1963; Rollins College, M.S., Criminal Justice, 1976, Kappa Alpha Order, Lambda Alpha Epsilon

Born:  May 31, 1939, Jacksonville, FL

History:  Father, Charles S. Dean, Citrus County Sheriff 1928-1945; Mother, Rema Y. Dean, City Clerk, Inverness, FL 1956-1974

Military:  U.S. Marine Corps Reserves, 5 1/2 years

Religious Affiliation:  Baptist

Recreational Interest:  collection of John Deere antique tractors, family farm, fishing, golf, hunting

Legislative Service

Elected to the House in 2002, reelected subsequently

Other Public Service

Citrus County Sheriff 1981-1996

Citrus County School Board, Director of General Services 1965-1980

Citrus County Juvenile Court, Juvenile Counselor 1972-1975


Citrus Lodge, F&AM, past Master

Inverness Elks #2522

Marine Corps League, Citrus Detachment #819

Ocala Scottish Rite Bodies

Tampa & Citrus Shrine Club, Egypt Temple Shrine


Florida Sheriffs' Self-Insurance Fund, Board of Managers 1988-1996

National Sheriffs' Association (NSA), Board of Directors 1990-1996, appointed to Executive Committee 1993, Nominating Committee, Chairman 1991

Blue Lightning Strike Force, Chairman 1987-1993

FSA Workers' Compensation Program Board of Trustees, Chairman 1993

Florida Parole Qualifications Committee 1988-1992, Chairman 1990-1992

Recognized as Top Crime Prevention Administrator by Florida Crime Prevention Association (FCPA) 1991

Elected to Florida Sheriffs' Association Board of Directors 1983, Secretary 1985, President 1986

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