Party affiliation: Republican
David Jerome Nelson, American optometrist. License optometrist, Pennsylvania. President, treasurer Neurnberg High School Parent Teacher Student Organization, 1988-1991. Member American Optometric Association, Central Pennsylvania Optometric Society, Pennsylvania Optometric Association, Christian Businessmen's Committee, Hanover Chamber of Commerce, Rotary.
Commissioned 2d. lieutenant United States Army, 1973, advanced through grades to major, 1984. Clinic chief, optometrist 196th Station Hospital, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers in Europe, Belgium, 1974-1979, Kenner Army Community Hospital, Fort Lee, Virginia, 1980-1984. Clinic chief, optometrist, consultant 121 EVAC Hospital, Seoul, 1984-1987, Neurnberg Area Communications Hospital, 1987-1991.
Optometrist Kimbrough Army Community Hospital, Fort Meade, Maryland, 1991-1993. Retired, 1993; private practice, Hanover, Pennsylvania, since 1993.