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Robert (Bob) Carlton Wilson Papers, 1953-1980 (111.25 linear ft.)
[ MS-0044 LA 4410, Special Collections and University Archives ]
[ http://library.sdsu.edu/guides/resourcelink.php?id=957 ]

Born in Calexico, Imperial County, California on April 5, 1916, Bob Wilson attended local public schools in Calexico. Elected in 1952 as a Republican (83rd Congress) from what was then California's 30th District (all of San Diego City and County), Wilson rose to the position of ranking minority member of the House Armed Services Committee. He also served from 1960-64 as House Republican Election Committee chairman. While serving, Wilson worked on issues including immigration and labor. The collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, proposals for legislation, reports, materials relating to resolutions and debates, surveys, photographs, and miscellany.

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