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Nello Celio

lawyer , politician

Nello CELIO, Swiss lawyer and politician. Council of States 1946-1949, National Council since 1963; Federation Council 1967-1973.


Celio, Nello was born on February 12, 1914.


Student, University Basel, University Berne.


Secretary Cantonal Department Interior, Switzerland, 1941-1945. Public Procurator Switzerland, 1945-1946. Member Council of States Switzerland, 1946-1949.

Member Swiss National Council, 1963-1995. Member Swiss Federal Council, 1967-1973. Vice president Swiss Federal Council, 1971.

President, 1972; head Federal Defense Department, 1967-1968. Head Financial and Customs Department, 1968-1973. Chairman Swiss Aluminum, Ltd., 1987-1996, also board directors.

Former president Swiss Radical Democratic Party. Chairman Interfood, Banco Rasini of Milan, 1984-1996.


Council of States 1946-1949, National Council since 1963. Federation Council 1967-1973.