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Walter A. Nelsen

Produce company executive

Walter A. Nelsen, American produce company executive. Served with United States Navy, 1942-1946. Member Fresh Produce Council (board directors, president 1969-1974), Produce Marketing Association (board directors 1972-1978, president 1976-1977).

Background

Nelsen, Walter A. was born on June 10, 1921 in Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States. Son of Andrew and Buelah Nelsen.

Education

Student, public schools, Council Bluffs.

Career

Various positions with Food Basket, San Diego, 1950-1956, Lucky Stores, Buena Park, California, 1956-1980, vice president produce Dublin, from 1980.

Membership

Served with United States Navy, 1942-1946. Member Fresh Produce Council (board directors, president 1969-1974), Produce Marketing Association (board directors 1972-1978, president 1976-1977).

Connections

Married Lorraine Stone, December 21, 1945. Children: Joel, Steven.