William Edward Nelson Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science in Business, Pepperdine U., 1949; Doctor of Laws, Loyola University, Los Angeles, 1951; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin, 1954.
General manager, Gilbert & Rothschild, Los Angeles, 1959-1960; vice-president, director finance and administration, Microdot, South Pasadena, California, 1960-1963; president investments, Prospect Center Corporation, La Jolla, California, 1963-1991; president, chief Executive officer, Valley Company, Atchison, Kansas, 1990-1991. Chairman, president San Diegans, Inc., 1979-1982. Chairman Scripps Bank, since 1984.
Church members should support and resourcing their institutions to reflect on political issues in the light of Christian faith.
Trustee La Jolla Town Council, 1979-1982. Chair Scripps Clinic & Research Foundation, La Jolla, since 1991, Scripps Institutions Medicine and Science, since 1993. President Chief Executive Officer Scripps Institutions Medicine and Science and Scripps Health.
Chair Center City Planning Commission, San Diego, 1986-1990. With United States Navy, 1944-1946, PTO. Member American Bar Association, California Bar Association, San Diego Bar Association, Los Angeles Bar Association, Urban Land Institute, Lambda Alpha.
Married Lollie Margaret Russell, January 22, 1952. Children: Lindsey, Neil, Mark, Anne Hoover.