Charles S. "Charlie" DeanSr.

District: 43 -- Republican

Citrus and parts of Hernando, Levy

Committee Membership for 2006 - 2008 Term

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 Services

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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