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Charlie Wilson dies at 76

POSTED: Thursday, February 11, 2010 - 6:57pm
UPDATED: Friday, April 13, 2012 - 9:53am

Yesterday, former Representative Charlie Wilson, of Texas, died at the age of 76.

A Trinity native, Wilson served in Congress for the second district of Texas for more than two decades.

Wilson served as a Navy lieutenant before working in the timber business and serving as a lawmaker in Austin as well.

The movie, 'Charlie Wilson's War', chronicled his life.

A spokeswoman says he died after a heart attack.

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