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Geoffrey William Nelson

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Geoffrey William Nelson, American lawyer. Bar: Connecticut 1960, United States District Court Connecticut 1961, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1966.

Background

Nelson, Geoffrey William was born on January 7, 1932 in Colorado Springs. Son of William Franklin Cram and Margaret (Price) Nelson.

Education

Bachelor, Yale University, 1953. Bachelor of Laws, Yale University, 1959.

Career

Associate Murtha, Cullina, Richter & Pinney, Hartford, Connecticut, 1959—1964, partner, since 1964.

Achievements

  • Bar: Connecticut 1960, United States District Court Connecticut 1961, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1966.

Membership

Past secretary, treasurer Hartford Urban Research Commission. Board directors Hartford Ballet Company, 1970—1981, president board trustees, 1971—1975. President Mount Sinai Hospital Association, 1978—1979.

Incorporator Mount Sinai Hospital, St. Francis Hospital & Medical Center. Member of American Bar Association, Hartford County Bar Association, Connecticut Bar Association (chairman executive committee section corporations & other business organizations 1982-1984), University Club, Hartford Club, Phi Delta Phi, Chi Psi.

Connections

Married Joan D. Eberle Nelson, May 1, 1965. Married Megan E. Hughes Nelson, May 7, 1976. Children: Elizabeth P., Geoffrey W. Junior.

father:
William Franklin Cram Nelson

mother:
Margaret (Price) Nelson

spouses:
Joan D. Eberle Nelson

Megan E. Hughes Nelson

children:
Elizabeth P. Nelson

Geoffrey W. Junior Nelson