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also known as Chuck DeVore

Aerospace industry executive

Charles Stuart DeVore, American former state legislator. Decorated Army Achievement medal with two oak leaf clusters, Army Commendation medal; named Legislator of Year, California Veterans of Foreign Wars, California State Commanders Veterans Council, Young Republican Federation California, California College Republican, Republican Party Orange County; honored by United Way Orange County, 2006; named Lincoln Fellow, Claremont Institute, 2004.


DeVore, Charles Stuart was born on May 20, 1962 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Son of Jerome Dean DeVore and Sharron Lorreen (Wheeler) Gill.


Student, American University in Cairo, Egypt, 1985. Bachelor in Strategic Studies with honors, Claremont McKenna College, 1985.


Intelligence officer United States Army, Fort Huachuca, Arizona, 1985, Fort Irwin, California, 1991. Campaign manager J.F. Chadband for Congress, Idaho Falls, Idaho, 1986. Special assistant for foreign affairs Office of Association Secretary of Defense for Legislation Affairs, Washington, 1986-1988.

Director of public liaison Christopher Cox for Congress, Newport Beach, California, 1988. Senior assistant Congressman Christopher Cox, 1989-1990. Manager marketing to vice president for research Steven Myers & Associates, 1991—2004.

Member District 70 California State Assembly, 2005—2010, member joint legislation audit committee, revenue and taxation committee, veterans affairs committee. With United States Army Reserve, 1983, lieutenant colonel Army National Guard.


Member Orange County Republican Control Committee, since 1993. Commissioner City of Irvine, since 1991, chairman Comty. Superior vena cava syndrome Committee, since 1994.

Board directors Jewish National Fund of Orange County, 1989-1992. Board of Governors Republican Associations of Orange County, 1989-1995. President Corona Del Mar Republican Assembly, 1990-1991, National Political Forum American Leadership in a Changing World Policy Council, since 1994.

Capt United States Army National Guard, since 1991.


Married Diane Mary Rappa, January 9, 1988. Children Jennie, Amy.

Jerome Dean DeVore Gill

Sharron Lorreen (Wheeler) Gill

Diane Mary Rappa

Jennie DeVore