1956 – Born on February 21st in New Orleans, Los Angeles. Lebanese-American Republican politician, Representative from Louisiana and surgeon.
1978 – He received his B.S. degree from the University of Louisiana – Lafayette.
1982 – He continued his education at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, LA where he received his Doctorate of Medicine.
1990 – Charles chose to return to his native southwest Louisiana and began one of the most successful practices in the state.
1996 – Charles won an at-large seat on the Lafayette Parish Republican Executive Committee.
2000 – He served as president of the Lafayette Parish Medical Society.
– He was named the Vice-Chairman of Bush-Cheney Victory Campaign for Lafayette Parish.
2001 – He has served on the Board of Directors for the Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce.
2002 – He was the Executive Board of Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce as Vice President for Government Affairs.
2004 – He made history when he became the first Republican to win Louisiana’s 7th Congressional District seat.
2005 – Elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Ninth Congress and to the succeeding Congress.