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Joseph Bruce Nicholson

Joseph Bruce Nicholson, American real estate developer.

Background

  • Nicholson, Joseph Bruce was born on January 21, 1940 in San Jose, California, United States. Son of Wilmot Joseph and Ruth (Russell) Nicholson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Architecture, University Oregon, 1963.

    Career

    • Executive vice president Nicholson-Brown Inc., Santa Clara, California, 1967-1980. Principal Nicholson Associates, Aptos, since 1977. Vice president, general manager Nicholson-Wilson Company, Santa Clara, 1980-1983.

      Principal The Nicholson Company, Campbell, California, since 1984. Vice president Pacific Property Ventures Inc., since 1988. President Nicholson Construction Inc., 1989—2010.

      Vice president Nicholson Property Management Inc., 1989—2010. President The Nicholson Family Foundation, since 1996. Board directors Transmetrics Inc., San Jose, DITZ Brothers Colorado Springs, since 2008, Pinnacle Management Corporation, Campbell, California, since 2009.

      Lieutenant United States Navy, 1963-1967.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Board directors Triton Museum, Santa Clara, 1979, Hope Rehabilitation Service, San Jose, 1979, United Way Central Area, San Jose, 1991. Development Engineering Research Institute, Carmel, California, since 1999, Tannery Art Center, Santa Cruz, since 2003. President advisory board de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University, 1991.

    Trustee Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz, 1993. President Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, Santa Cruz, California, since 2000. Member Rotary, Commonwealth Club (San Francisco), Tennis Club Rio Del March.

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel, reading, art, painting, tennis.

    Connections

    • Married Susan Knight, November 1963 (divorced 1972). Children: Kelsey Erin, Craig Wilmot. Married Linda Mirassou, August 1992.
    • father: Wilmot Joseph Nicholson
    • mother: Ruth (Russell) Nicholson
    • spouses: Susan Knight
    • Linda Mirassou
    • children: Kelsey Erin Nicholson
    • Craig Wilmot Nicholson
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    Born January 21, 1940
    Nationality
    • 1963
      University Oregon
    • 1967 - 1980
      Executive, vice president Nicholson-Brown Incorporated
      Santa Clara, California, United States
    • 1977
      principal Nicholson Associate, s
      Aptos, California, United States
    • 1980 - 1983
      vice president, Nicholson-Wilson Company
      Santa Clara, California, United States
    • 1980 - 1983
      general manager, Nicholson-Wilson Company
      Santa Clara, California, United States
    • 1984
      principal The Nicholson Company
      Campbell, Northern Cape, South Africa
    • 1988
      vice president, Pacific Property Ventures Incorporated
    • 1989 - 2010
      president, Nicholson Construction Incorporated
    • 1989 - 2010
      vice president, Nicholson Property Management Incorporated
    • 1996
      president, The Nicholson Family Foundation
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