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also known as Chuck Larson


Charles Wilson Larson,, American former ambassador. Decorated Bronze star for Meritorious Service, Combat Action Badge. Board directors Salvation Army; Member of Iowa State Bar Association, American Legion, Rotary, Phi Beta Kappa.


Larson,, Charles Wilson was born on April 1, 1968 in Des Mones, Iowa, United States. Son of Charles W. and Ellen Larson.


Bachelor in Economics, University Iowa, 1992. Juris Doctor, University Iowa, 1996.


Member Iowa House Representatives from District 55, 1993—2001, chairman House Economic Development Committee. Member Iowa State Senate from District 19, 2003—2006. Chairman Iowa Republican Party, 2001—2005.

Assistant attorney Jones County, 1997—1999. General counsel Energy service company Group, Marion, Iowa, 1999—2006. Founding partner Lincoln Strategies Group, West Des Moines.

United States ambassador to Latvia United States Department State, Riga, 2008—2009. Chairman House Judiciary Committee, 1992—2006, Economic Development Committee. State vice chair George W. Bush for President, 1999—2000.

Member Reserve Officers Association, President's Advisory Commission for Drug Free Communities, since 2003. Captain United States Army Reserve, since 1987, served in Operation Iraqi Freedom.


Board directors Salvation Army. Member of Iowa State Bar Association, American Legion, Rotary, Phi Beta Kappa.


Married Jennifer Eileen Larson. 2 children.

Charles W.

Ellen Larson

Jennifer Eileen Larson