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Charles Wallis Seltzer

Charles Wallis Seltzer, American lawyer, petroleum landman. Bar: Texas 1973, United States Court Military Appeals 1973. Named Midland Centennial Citizen, Midland Centennial Commission, 1986.


  • Seltzer, Charles Wallis was born on April 19, 1948 in Cleburne, Texas, United States. Son of William Robert and Helen Joy (Wallis) Seltzer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, Texas Christian University, 1970. Juris Doctor, Texas Technology University, 1972.


    • Staff attorney elections division Texas Secretary State, Austin, 1977-1978. Assistant district atty, chief felony prosecutor Midland County District Attorney' General’ s Office, Midland, Texas, 1978-1980. Private practice and independent petroleum landman, 1980-1990, 95—.

      County judge Midland County, 1991-1994.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Texas 1973, United States Court Military Appeals 1973.


    President, counsel, board directors Midland Rape Crisis Center, 1978-1988, 95—. Chairman Midland County Republican Party, 1988-1990. Captain United States Air Force, 1973-1977.

    Lieutenant colonel United States Air Force Reserve, JAGDR, 1978-1998. Member American Bar Association, State Bar of Texas, Midland County Bar Association, American Association Petroleum Landmen (National Special Service award 1987).



    Avocation: military law.


    • Married Susan Melody Wine, August 17, 1971 (divorced April 1996). Children: Angela N., M. Dawn, Tracie C.
    • father: William Robert Seltzer
    • mother: Helen Joy (Wallis) Seltzer
    • spouse: Susan Melody Wine
    • children: Angela N. Seltzer
    • M. Dawn Seltzer
    • Tracie C. Seltzer
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    Born April 19, 1948
    (age 69)