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Charles Pembroke Nelson

Charles Pembroke Nelson, American congressman. member Maine State Board Bar Examiners, 1946-1949; member 81st to 84th Congresses, 2d Maine District; Served with United States Army, 1942-1946.

Background

  • Nelson, Charles Pembroke was born on July 2, 1907 in Waterville, Maine, United States. Son of John E. and Margaret (Crosby) Nelson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Colby College, 1928. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1931.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Elisabeth Ann. Married second, Arlene S. Emry, 1954. Admitted to Maine bar, 1931.

      Secretary to Congressman John E. Nelson, 1931-1932. In general law practice, 1932-1942 and 1946-1948. City solicitor of Augusta, 1934-1942.

      Chief state arson div., 1941-1942. Member Maine State Board Bar Examiners, 1946-1949. Mayor, City of Augusta, 1947-1948.

      Member 81st to 84th Congresses, 2d Maine District. Teacher U. Florida, Gainesville, 1957. Practice law, Bath, Maine, 1958.

      Appointed director Urban Renewal, Bath. Chief trial counsel Maine Highway Commission 1958-1961.

    Membership

    Member Maine State Board Bar Examiners, 1946-1949. Member 81st to 84th Congresses, 2d Maine District. Served with United States Army, 1942-1946.

    Connections

    • Married Elisabeth Gross, September 18, 1931 (deceased).; married second, Arlene S. Emry, 1954.
    • father: John E. Nelson
    • mother: Margaret (Crosby) Nelson
    • spouses: Elisabeth Gross
    • Arlene S. Emry
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    Died June 8, 1962
    (aged 54)
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