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Gerald Edward Nelson

Gerald Edward Nelson, American Lawyer, sole practice ( law: pract. & administration)Corporate, generalCriminalGeneral practicelawyer, author. Served with United States Air Force, 1951-1955.

Background

Nelson, Gerald Edward was born on February 8, 1933 in Brooklyn. Son of Edward Russell and Hilda (Schulz) Nelson.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, East Texas State Teachers College, 1957. Juris Doctor, Southern Methodist University, 1963.

Career

Bar: Texas 1963, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1967. Sole practice, Garland, Texas, since 1979. Attorney Dallas Contract Management District, 1959-1963.

Group counsel E-Systems, Inc., Garland, Texas, 1963-1979.

Religion

Each person is responsible before God for his or her own understanding of the Bible and is encouraged to work out his or her salvation with fear and trembling.

Views

Holiness is not just about personal spirituality and prayer. It will also be expressed through a commitment to social justice and to enabling other people to become followers of Jesus.

Membership

Served with United States Air Force, 1951-1955.

Connections

Married Coye Lee, September 18, 1952. Children: Edward Russell, Nolie Dee.

Politics

The separation of church and state has guaranteed the diversity of religious expressions and the freedom to worship God according to each person’s conscience. However, separation of church and state permit interaction.