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Janice Eileen Nelson, American paralegal, artist. John F. Kennedy Library. honorary fellow, 1989; recipient Merit award for Photography Indian Pharmacist Association, Washington; named Juror's Assistant Curator, White House/Curator United States Senate.


Nelson, Janice Eileen was born on October 1, 1943 in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Joseph and Sally (Kosakowski) Rubler.


Graduate, North High School, Worcester, 1961; student, Lyme Academy Fine Art, 1985-1986; student, Yale University, 1997.


Respiratory therapist St. Vincent Hospital, Worcester, 1963-1965, Nassau Community Hospital, Mineola, New York, 1966-1967, Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip, New York, 1968-1969. Campaign manager Former Selectman Thomas Collimore, Fairfield, Connecticut, 1975, Former State Senator Myron Ballen, Fairfield, 1976. Respiratory therapist Veterans Administration Medical Center, West Haven, Connecticut, 1980-1982.

Medical assistant Reproductive Medical Associates, New London, 1983-1986. Paralegal O'Brien & Shafner, Groton, 1986-1999, Young Moore & Henderson, Columbus, Ohio, 1999-2000, Agee, Cymer et al, Columbus, 2000—2006.


  • Other Work

    • Author numerous poems. Exhibited at Mysic (Connecticut) Art Association, 1987-1989, Mayflower Hotel Washington, 1991, Duke University Center Documentary Studies, 1999, poems and phtography published in magazines. Back stage properties American Musical Theatre, 1986.

      Scene study workshop Eugene O'Neill Theatre, 1993, Saatchi Gallery and London Art.


Member Republican Town meeting, Democrats, Groton, 1987-1989, Democratic Town Committee, 1987-1989,Center for Study of the Presidency, Republican Presidential Task Force, since 1989, Academy Political Science, 1988-1989. Founding sponsor Challenger Center, 1990. Member Environmental Defense Fund.

Member Ox-Fam American, 1989. Founding member American Air Museum in Britain. Hospitality hostess Republican Women's Club.

Elected member representative Town Committee, 1976, district leader. Usher Eugene O'Neill Playwright's Conference, since 1988. Member studio class Yale University, since 1997.

Member Natural Resources Defense Council, American Academy Political and Social Science, Wilderness Society, International Sculpture Center, Sotheby's (charter), National Trust, Folio Society, International Platform Association, Friends of Hartford Ballet, University of North Alabama-United States of America, Earth Watch, Newcomen Society, National Space Society, Copley Society.of Boston, World Affairs Council, Friends of the Garde Arts Center, Charter Oak Cultural Center, American Film Institute, Library. of Congress Associations, National Archives (charter).


  • Other Interests

    Art, literature, attending ballet and theatre, painting, photography, writing.


Married Henry T. Knittel, Junior, October 16, 1965 (divorced 1979). Children: Christie, Robin, Marcelle, Gary. Married David Nelson, April 11, 1980 (divorced).

Joseph Rubler

Sally (Kosakowski) Rubler

Henry T. Knittel

David Nelson

Marcelle Nelson

Gary Nelson

Christie Nelson

Robin Nelson