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Charles "Tex" Watson

Manson Family Member + Convicted Murderer
Male
Born Dec 2, 1945
Age 68
Hometown Dallas, Texas
Other Names Watson, Tex

Charles Denton Watson is a convicted American murderer and former member of the Manson Family from Copeville, Texas. In 1971, he was convicted of the murders of Sharon Tate, Steven Parent, Abigail Folger, Wojciech Frykowski and Jay Sebring, which took place in the early hours of August 9, 1969, in the Tate residence in Benedict Canyon, and the murders of Leno and Rosemary LaBianca at the LaBianca residence in Los Feliz the following night.… Read More

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Romance

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  • Kristen Joan Svega
    Married 1979 - 2003
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News + Updates

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  • Lapd Analyzes Tapes Of Charles Manson Disciple Charles 'Tex' Watson
    The Huffington Post - May 23, 2013
  • Judge Orders Manson Family Tapes Handed Over To Los Angeles Police
    Reuters.com - Mar 26, 2013
  • Joey Lawrence's Surprising New Tv Gig
    Huffington Post - Mar 06, 2013
  • Calif. Governor To Rule On Ex Manson Follower
    Fox News - Mar 01, 2013

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1945 Birth Born on December 2, 1945.

TWENTIES

On August 8, 1969, Manson announced, "now is the time for Helter Skelter", a term taken from a Beatles song that Manson believed (or convinced his associates that he believed) meant a revolution prophesied in the Book of Revelation via a race war between blacks and whites. … Read More
He stayed there until February 1971, when he was deemed able to stand trial.
1972 26 Years Old He escaped execution when the California Supreme Court's People v. Anderson decision resulted in the invalidation of all death sentences imposed in California prior to 1972. … Read More
1975 29 Years Old Watson claims he became a born-again Christian in 1975 and through non-incarcerated friends operates aboundinglove.org. … Read More

THIRTIES

1978 32 Years Old 1 More Event
…  The Man Who Killed For Charles Manson in 1978. … Read More
1979 33 Years Old In 1979, he married Kristin Joan Svege. Through conjugal visits they were able to have four children, but those visits for life prisoners were banned in October 1996. After 24 years of marriage, Kristin divorced Charles after meeting another man in 2003. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2012 66 Years Old In 2012, Watson disputed a request to release recordings of conversations between himself and his attorney. … Read More
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