Charles Woods Candidate

Born: September 30, 1920
Dothan, Alabama
Houston County
United States
Resided: Incline Village, Nevada
Washoe County
Death: October 17, 2004
Gender: Man
Occupation: Rancher and owner of three radio and 10 television stations
Military Service: Royal Canadian Air Force, World War II. Royal Air Force (England), World War II. U.S. Army Air Corps, World War II (Major, 1942-1950).
Political Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Notes: Born Charles Morris. Woods was severely burned on December 22, 1944 from a B-17 cargo plane carrying fuel that he was piloting crashed in India. He endured more than 60 plastic surgery operations. Woods was also a Democratic candidate for Alabama Governor in 1966, 1970, and 1978, a Democratic candidate for Alabama's 2nd CD in 1972, 2000, and 2002, a Democratic candidate for Alabama Lieutenant Governor in 1974, a Republican candidate for U.S. Senator in 1994, and a Republican candidate for Alabama U.S. Senator in 1996.
Sources: United States Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File. Minneapolis Star Tribune, April 6, 1992 (p. B1). Elko Daily Free Press (Elko, Nevada), July 23, 1992 (p. 14).
Photo of Charles Woods
Photo of Charles Woods
Elko Daily Free Press (Elko, Nevada), July 23, 1992 (p. 14).

Election Details

Number of state/federal offices sought Number of campaigns Number of winning campaigns
1 1 0
Date Election Stage Party Votes Percent Result
04/07/1992 President / Vice President Primary Democratic-Farmer-Labor 990 0.54% Lost