Charles Davis, Trustee Area 1
Charles Davis is a longtime Compton resident and served as Compton city clerk for more than 30 years. He is currently retired and works as an independent consultant. He was born and raised in Seattle and moved to Compton in 1971. Two years later, he was elected city clerk.
Prior to serving as Compton city clerk from 1973-2003, Davis worked as a contract administrator and accountant in the aerospace industry. In addition, he has owned and operated several businesses in Compton over the years including income tax preparation, a travel agency and a restaurant. Davis has served as a board member for the Compton branch of the Salvation Army and the Compton YMCA, as well as held officer positions with the California City Clerk’s Association. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Business from California State University, Los Angeles.