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Lawyer

Carl Roger Nelson was American lawyer. Bar: New York 1941, District of Columbia 1947, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1947.

Background

Nelson, Carl Roger was born on December 26, 1915 in Gowrie, Iowa, United States. Son of Carl Helge and Inez Olivia (West) Nelson.

Education

AB, Grinnell College, 1937. Master of Arts, Columbia, 1938. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia, 1941.

Career

Law clerk to, Chief Justice Stone, 1941-1942;Washington associate firm, Root, Ballantine, Harlan, Bushby & Palmer, 1946-1951;member firm, Purcell & Nelson, Washington, 1951-1980;member firm, Reavis & McGrath, 1980-1983;member firm, Nelson Thurston Jones & Blouch, 1984-1986. Member Administrative Conference United States, 1967-1973.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1941, District of Columbia 1947, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1947.

Membership

Served to captain Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Fellow American Bar Foundation. Member American Bar Association (member house delegations 1964-1966, member county 1960-1966, chairman of the section administrative law 1963-1964), Mediation Panel United States Ct.Appeals (District of Columbia circuit), Chevy Chase (Maryland.) Club, Lawyers Club (Washington), Metropolitan Club (Washington), Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Boswell Campbell, April 27, 1946. Children: Thomas C., Nancy L.

father:
Carl Helge Nelson

mother:
Inez Olivia (West) Nelson

spouse:
Elizabeth Boswell Campbell

child:
Thomas C. Nelson

child:
Nancy L. Nelson