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Charles Pembroke Nelson

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Charles Pembroke Nelson, American congressman. member Maine State Board Bar Examiners, 1946-1949; member 81st to 84th Congresses, 2d Maine District; Served with United States Army, 1942-1946.

Background

Nelson, Charles Pembroke was born on July 2, 1907 in Waterville, Maine, United States. Son of John E. and Margaret (Crosby) Nelson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Colby College, 1928. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1931.

Career

1 daughter, Elisabeth Ann. Married second, Arlene S. Emry, 1954. Admitted to Maine bar, 1931.

Secretary to Congressman John E. Nelson, 1931-1932. In general law practice, 1932-1942 and 1946-1948. City solicitor of Augusta, 1934-1942.

Chief state arson div., 1941-1942. Member Maine State Board Bar Examiners, 1946-1949. Mayor, City of Augusta, 1947-1948.

Member 81st to 84th Congresses, 2d Maine District. Teacher U. Florida, Gainesville, 1957. Practice law, Bath, Maine, 1958.

Appointed director Urban Renewal, Bath. Chief trial counsel Maine Highway Commission 1958-1961.

Membership

Member Maine State Board Bar Examiners, 1946-1949. Member 81st to 84th Congresses, 2d Maine District. Served with United States Army, 1942-1946.

Connections

Married Elisabeth Gross, September 18, 1931 (deceased).; married second, Arlene S. Emry, 1954.

father:
John E. Nelson

mother:
Margaret (Crosby) Nelson

spouses:
Elisabeth Gross

Arlene S. Emry