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Paul William Nelson

Paul William Nelson, American real estate broker. Licensed real estate broker, Colorado. Recipient Citizen Service award Mesa County, 1985, winner Parade Magazine MIlennium Photo Contest.


  • Nelson, Paul William was born on March 7, 1952 in Minneapolis. Son of William H. and Jean (Darrington) Nelson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Colorado, 1974.


    • Advertising director Denver Beechcraft, 1976-1977. Real estate broker Coldwell Banker, Grand Junction, Colorado, since 1977. Board directors Colorado Association Realtors, Denver, 1981-1983.

    Major achievements

    • Licensed real estate broker, Colorado.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Member Grand Junction City Council, 1985-1993, also mayor pro tempore. Member Downtown Development Authority, Grand Junction, 1985-1991. Board directors Mesa County Planning Commission, Grand Junction, 1980-1985, Colorado National Monument Association, 1989-1991, Grand Junction Visitors and Convention Bureau, 1993-1996.

    Lobbying Group; member Mesa County Uranium Mill Tailings Removal Citizens Committee. Member co-chairman Mesa County Riverfront Commission, 1993-1999. Member district resource advisory council Bureau Land Management, 1990-1992, Grand Junction Visitors and Convention Bureau board directors, 1992-1996.

    Member Colorado Juvenile Parole Board, since 2000. Trustee Colorado Riverfront Foundation, since 1999. Member Mesa County Association Realtors (board directors 1981-1983, treasurer since 1999), Rotary, Club 20 (board directors 1994-1996).



    Flying, skiing.


    • Married Jill Brownson, October 18, 1986 (deceased November 1990). Children: Emily J., Joshua C. Married Robin K. Carpenter, August 14, 1993.
    • father: William H. Nelson
    • mother: Jean (Darrington) Nelson
    • spouses: Jill Brownson
    • Robin K. Carpenter
    • children: Emily J. Nelson
    • Joshua C. Nelson
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    Born March 7, 1952
    (age 65)
    • 1974
      University Colorado
    • 1976 - 1977
      Advertising director, Denver Beechcraft
    • 1977
      real estate broker, Coldwell Banker
      Grand Junction, Colorado, United States