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Robert William Nelson

mechanical engineer.

Robert William Nelson, American mechanical engineer. Member Alpha Delta Phi. Republic.

Background

Nelson, Robert William was born on April 13, 1894 in Patton, Alabama, United States. Son of Robert and Elvira Anne (Clark) Nelson.

Education

Graduate Gilman School, Baltimore, 1912. Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Johns Hopkins, 1915.

Career

Mech. engineer Bartlett Hayward Corporation, manufacturers gas apparatus and munitions, Baltimore, 1915-1925, Industrial bureau of Baltimore Association Commerce, 1925-1926. General manager Ohio Valley Industrial Corporation, Wheeling, West Virginia, 1926-1931. Executive vice president Cincinnati Chamber Commerce, 1931-1936.

Vice president charge corporate business development First National Bank of Cincinnati, 1937-1970, also director.

Membership

Member Alpha Delta Phi. Republic; Clubs: Queen City, Cincinnati Country.

Connections

Married Dorothea Harper Pennington, April.; married second, Frances Pogue, December 14, 1945. Children: Dorothea, Robert, Ronda Elizabeth.

father:
Robert Nelson

mother:
Elvira Anne (Clark) Nelson

spouses:
Dorothea Harper Pennington

Frances Pogue

children:
Dorothea Nelson

Robert Nelson

Ronda Elizabeth Nelson