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Walter A. Nelsen

Walter A. Nelsen, American produce company executive. Served with United States Navy, 1942-1946. Member Fresh Produce Council (board directors, president 1969-1974), Produce Marketing Association (board directors 1972-1978, president 1976-1977).

Background

  • Nelsen, Walter A. was born on June 10, 1921 in Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States. Son of Andrew and Buelah Nelsen.

  • Education

    • Student, public schools, Council Bluffs.

    Career

    • Various positions with Food Basket, San Diego, 1950-1956, Lucky Stores, Buena Park, California, 1956-1980, vice president produce Dublin, from 1980.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Served with United States Navy, 1942-1946. Member Fresh Produce Council (board directors, president 1969-1974), Produce Marketing Association (board directors 1972-1978, president 1976-1977).

    Connections

    • Married Lorraine Stone, December 21, 1945. Children: Joel, Steven.
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    Died February 5, 1993
    (aged 71)
    • 1950 - 1956
      Various positions with Food Basket
      San Diego, California, United States
    • 1956 - 1980
      Various positions with Food Basket
      Buena Park, California, United States