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George Herbert Nelson

university dean

George Herbert Nelson, American university dean. Member American History Association, National Geography Society, Society Advancement Education, Michigan Education Association (board directors, regional chairman), Michigan Academy Sciences, Arts and Letters, Lion (district governor, international counselor).

Background

Nelson, George Herbert was born on February 14, 1902 in Iron Mountain, Michigan, United States. Son of Albin A. and Sophia (Johnson) Nelson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Northern Michigan College, 1926. A.M., University of Michigan, 1929, Doctor of Philosophy., 1933.

Career

Teacher public schools Michigan, 1921-1923, 26-28, 33-35. Faculty Central Michigan U., Mount Pleasant, 1935-1965, professor of history, 1944-1965, dean School Grard. Studies, 1947-1965; visiting professor University of Michigan, Northern Michigan College, Michigan State Normal College.

Works

  • Contributor professional journals.

Membership

Member American History Association, National Geography Society, Society Advancement Education, Michigan Education Association (board directors, regional chairman), Michigan Academy Sciences, Arts and Letters, Lion (district governor, international counselor).

Connections

Married Catherine Jane Stafford, August 30, 1936. Children: Geoffrey Alan, Paul Stafford.

father:
Albin A. Nelson

mother:
Sophia (Johnson) Nelson

spouse:
Catherine Jane Stafford

children:
Geoffrey Alan Nelson

Paul Stafford Nelson