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George Herbert Nelson

George Herbert Nelson, American university dean. Member American History Association, National Geography Society, Society Advancement Education, Michigan Education Association (board directors, regional chairman), Michigan Academy Sciences, Arts and Letters, Lion (district governor, international counselor).

Background

  • Nelson, George Herbert was born on February 14, 1902 in Iron Mountain, Michigan, United States. Son of Albin A. and Sophia (Johnson) Nelson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Northern Michigan College, 1926. A.M., University of Michigan, 1929, Doctor of Philosophy., 1933.

    Career

    • Teacher public schools Michigan, 1921-1923, 26-28, 33-35. Faculty Central Michigan U., Mount Pleasant, 1935-1965, professor of history, 1944-1965, dean School Grard. Studies, 1947-1965; visiting professor University of Michigan, Northern Michigan College, Michigan State Normal College.

    Works

    • Contributor professional journals.

    Membership

    Member American History Association, National Geography Society, Society Advancement Education, Michigan Education Association (board directors, regional chairman), Michigan Academy Sciences, Arts and Letters, Lion (district governor, international counselor).

    Connections

    • Married Catherine Jane Stafford, August 30, 1936. Children: Geoffrey Alan, Paul Stafford.
    • father: Albin A. Nelson
    • mother: Sophia (Johnson) Nelson
    • spouse: Catherine Jane Stafford
    • children: Geoffrey Alan Nelson
    • Paul Stafford Nelson
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    Died September 12, 1965
    (aged 63)
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