Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
STENHOLM, Charles Walter (1938-)

STENHOLM, CHARLES WALTER, a Representative from Texas; born in Stamford, Jones County, Tex., October 26, 1938; graduated from Stamford High School, Stamford, Tex., 1957; A.S., Tarleton State Junior College, Stephenville, Tex., 1959; B.S., Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Tex., 1961; M.S., Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Tex., 1962; farmer; teacher; business executive; delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1972; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-sixth and twelve succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1979-January 3, 2005); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 2004.

Tarleton State University Libraries
Special Collections
Stephenville, TX
Papers: 1979-2005, 448.75 linear feet.
The Charles Stenholm papers consist of subject and case files, correspondence, visitor logs, financial statements and vouchers, legislative folders, photographs, video tapes and compact discs. Topics covered include agricultural and defense issues, the Conservative Democratic Forum, President Clinton’s impeachment, balanced budget debates and amendments, early energy programs (oil and gas pricing, oil for food), and healthcare (Medicaid, managed care reform, prescription drugs). The collection currently is unprocessed.