Charlie Giblin

Charlie Giblin—Song Writer

Many of the older Battle Creek residents will no doubt remember Charlie Giblin, who made Battle Creek his home in the early ’90s. He was a carpenter by trade and a local peace officer by choice. Feeling that better things awaited him elsewhere, he left for the east in the late years on one has heard from him or of him. That he is alive and apparently well and happy, is evidenced by a letter to the Enterprise written from Ossain, Indiana, in which he declares he has become a song writer in his old age. He enclosed this clipping taken from his local paper: Chas. R. Giblin, of the county line road, left Sunday for a trip to New York city to attend a meeting of the Song Writers Protective association of which he is a member. While in the city he will look after the publication of nine songs which he states he has written, and which he expects to have published..

Source: Battle Creek Enterprise, Thursday, October 2, 1947, page 1.