Wilson "Buster" Charles
1972 - Track/Baseball - Oneida

DATE OF BIRTH: April 4, 1908

  • BIRTH PLACE: Green Bay, Wisconsin
  • TRIBE: Oneida
  • EDUCATION: Haskell Indian School 1928-1932
        University of New Mexico
  • SPORTS DATA: Track & Field - Decathlon

ACHIEVEMENTS:
  • Decathlon Champion Kansas Relays 1930
  • National AAU Decathlon Champion 1930 (all events being held in one day)
  • Member of the United States Olympic Team in 1932; 4th place Olympic Games Decathlon
  • South Dakota Hall of Fame Member 1968
Quotes:
  • Buster Charles was feted as the nationís greatest Athlete at a Chamber of Commerce banquet in Lawrence, Kansas.