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Nelson Paxton Dow

Nelson Paxton Dow, American writer, editor. Ruling elder Presbyterian Church, Clinton, South Carolina, 1981-1986. Member Southeastern Prepress Association (executive secretary, editor 1976). Lodges: Lions.

Background

  • Dow, Nelson Paxton was born on March 31, 1901 in Houston, Texas, United States. Son of James and Lucinda Elizabeth (Dolen) Dow.

  • Education

    • Student, Texas Christian University Texas College Mines, 1922.

    Career

    • Executive vice president Capper Engraving Company, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1929-1965. Executive secretary Southeastern Prepress Association, Clinton, South Carolina, since 1966. Freelance writer; magazine editor Spotting the News, since 1966.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Ruling elder Presbyterian Church, Clinton, South Carolina, 1981-1986. Member Southeastern Prepress Association (executive secretary, editor 1976). Lodges: Lions.

    Personality

    Interests

    Writing, golf, history.

    Connections

    • Married Florence Rantin, September 12, 1924 (deceased). 1 child, Dana.
    • father: James Dow
    • mother: Lucinda Elizabeth (Dolen) Dow
    • spouse: Florence Rantin
    • child: Dana Dow
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    Born March 31, 1901
    Nationality
    • 1922
      Texas Christian University Texas College Mines
    • 1929 - 1965
      Executive, vice president Capper Engraving Company
      Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
    • 1966
      executive, secretary Southeastern Prepress Association
      Clinton, North Carolina, United States
    • 1966
      magazine editor Spotting the News