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Chuck Colson

Chuck ColsonAKA Charles Wendell Colson

Born: 16-Oct-1931
Birthplace: Boston, MA
Died: 21-Apr-2012
Location of death: Falls Church, VA
Cause of death: Cerebral Hemorrhage

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government, Criminal, Attorney
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Minister, former Watergate figure

Military service: USMC (1953-55)

On 12 May 2004 Family Research Council President Tony Perkins shared a peculiar insight in a mass-distribution email: "As Chuck Colson pointed out at yesterday's Pastors' Briefing, when you mix young people who grew up on a steady diet of MTV and pornography with a prison environment, you get the abuse at Abu Ghraib."

Father: Wendell Ball Colson
Mother: Inez Ducrow
Wife: Nancy Billings (m. 1953, div. 1964)
Wife: Patricia Ann Hughes (m. 4-Apr-1964)
Son: Christian Billings Colson (b. 1956)
Daughter: Emily Ann Colson (b. 1958)
Son: Wendell Ball Colson II (b. 1964)

    High School: Browne and Nichols, Cambridge, MA (1949)
    University: BA, Brown University (1953)
    Law School: JD, George Washington University (1959)

    Pentagon Papers
    Watergate Scandal
    Nixon's Enemies List Compiled the enemies list
    Arlington Group
    National Coalition to End Judicial Filibusters
    Prison Fellowship Ministries
    Promise Keepers
    Young Republicans Brown University
    Templeton Prize 1993
    Polygraphed
    Took the Fifth Senate Watergate Committee (19-Sep-1973)
    Sued by the ACLU (18-Apr-1974)
    Obstruction of Justice pled guilty 1974
    Disbarred
    Born-Again Christian
    Brain Surgery (31-Mar-2012)
    Pied chocolate creme (1981)
    Time Magazine 25 Most Influential Evangelicals in America
    Funeral: Richard Nixon (1994)
    Evolution Skeptics

Author of books:
Born Again (1976)
Life Sentence (1979)
Kingdoms in Conflict (1987)
The Body (1992, with E. S. Vaughn)
Human Dignity in the Biotech Century: A Christian Vision for Public Policy (2004)
A Dance with Deception: Revealing the Truth Behind the Headlines (2004)
Lies That Go Unchallenged in Popular Culture (2005)


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