Milam County Historical Commission - Milam County, TX
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Milam County, Texas
                               Charles Louis “Charlie” West

#37 - Sheriff Charles Louis “Charlie” West was appointed April 19, 1995 after the death
of former Sheriff Leroy Broadus.

Sheriff West was elected on November 5, 1996; re-elected November 7, 2000; November,
2004 and served as Sheriff of Milam County until 2008.

He was born on February **, 195* in Baytown.

He served as a Rosebud Police Officer and an investigator for the Falls County District
Attorney’s Office.

He married Sandra McDonald in 1986.

He first served as deputy sheriff under Sheriff Broadus from January 1, 1977 until his
appointment to sheriff.

He has served the citizens of Milam County for a total of 30 years. He retired on March
31, 2008


Sheriffs of Milam County, TX

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Charles Louis 'Charlie" West