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NELSON (Soundex N425) — See also DONELSON, ELSON, FORTDONELSON, MELSON, NEALSON, NEILSON, NELSEN, NELSON-VALE, NELSONGALINDO, NIELSON, NILSON, NILSSON, SNELSON.

  NELSON: See also G. W. Anderson — Charles McBride Armstrong — Ole Olson Aune, Jr. — Deborah Bacon-Nelson — Henry William Blair — David L. Brunstrom — Winifred Nelson Campbell — Charles Andrew Christopherson — Burnie Roger Crabtree — Rafael Edward Cruz — Asa Davis Cutting — William Nelson Demarest — William Alfred Eddy — Nina Falk — Allen Frank Ferris — Alfred John Fleming — John Andrew Gregg — Fred Latimer Hadsel — Lee Herbert Hamilton — Melville Reeves Hopewell — William Butler Hornblower — Meyer Jacobstein — Wesley Livsey Jones — Luther R. Jones — Richard R. Jones — Art Kirkendoll — Samuel Lord — Robert Stuart McCollum — Nels T. Moen — Ancher Nelsen — Dot Nelson-Turnier — Brathwaite Nelson Vale — Thomas Nelson Page — Otey Roy Parker — Marlin T. Phelps — Lawrence Vest Stephens — Ruth Thompson — Francis Walker — Wallace Henry White
  Nelson, (need first name) — of Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state senate 5th District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, A. C. — of Hatfield, Harrison County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Harrison County, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, A. F. — of Twin Falls, Twin Falls County, Idaho. Mayor of Twin Falls, Idaho, 1954-55. Still living as of 1955.
  Nelson, A. G. — of Estelline, Hamlin County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 30th District, 1909-12. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, A. L. — of Rolette, Rolette County, N.Dak. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, A. L. — of Fortuna, Humboldt County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, A. R. — Single Tax candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, A. W. — of Bunceton, Cooper County, Mo.; Boonville, Cooper County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Governor of Missouri, 1924; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Abbott W. — of Fairfield, Somerset County, Maine. Democrat. Member of Maine state house of representatives from Somerset County, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Adolph — of Canton, Lincoln County, S.Dak. Republican. Member of South Dakota state senate 6th District, 1941-44; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Adolphus Peter (1872-1927) — also known as Adolphus P. Nelson — of Grantsburg, Burnett County, Wis. Born near Holmes City, Douglas County, Minn., March 28, 1872. Republican. Banker; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 11th District, 1918-23. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died in Grantsburg, Burnett County, Wis., August 21, 1927 (age 55 years, 146 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Grantsburg, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of Nels A. Nelson and Christine (Kron) Nelson; married, August 4, 1897, to Lulu E. Strang.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Nelson, Albert — of Rochester, Strafford County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Rochester 2nd Ward, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Alexander — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 59, 1911-12. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, Alfred — of Peever, Roberts County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 35th District, 1913-14. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Alfred Hagen — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 26, 1941-46. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, Allison (1822-1862) — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga.; Meridian, Bosque County, Tex. Born in Fulton County, Ga., March 11, 1822. Served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1849-53; mayor of Atlanta, Ga., 1855; resigned 1855; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1860; delegate to Texas secession convention, 1861; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Died, a war casualty, near Austin, Lonoke County, Ark., October 7, 1862 (age 40 years, 210 days). Interment at Mt. Holly Cemetery, Little Rock, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of John B. Nelson.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Nelson, Alvin W. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Mason District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Nelson, Anders — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from Erie County 1st District, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Anders Christian (1858-1929) — also known as Anders C. Nelson — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Denmark, May 11, 1858. Naturalized U.S. citizen; newspaper work; U.S. Consular Agent in Schiedam, 1903-10; Scheveningen, 1910-11; U.S. Vice Consul in The Hague, as of 1922-29. Danish ancestry. Died in Netherlands, October 26, 1929 (age 71 years, 168 days). Interment at Begraafplaats Oud Eik en Duinen, Den Haag, Netherlands.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Nelson, Andrew (1829-c.1908) — of Litchfield, Meeker County, Minn. Born in Sweden, December 15, 1829. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 35, 1874; member of Minnesota state senate 35th District, 1875-76. Died about 1908 (age about 79 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, Andrew (1837-1901) — of Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn. Born in Norway, May 18, 1837. Mayor of Rochester, Minn., 1887-89. Died in Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn., July 15, 1901 (age 64 years, 58 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Rochester, Minn.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Nelson, Andrew (1837-1921) — of Lake Prairie Township, Nicollet County, Minn. Born in Kristianstad, Sweden, July 12, 1837. Farmer; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 34, 1876. Swedish ancestry. Died in St. Peter, Nicollet County, Minn., November 3, 1921 (age 84 years, 114 days). Interment at Skandian Grove Cemetery, Norseland, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of Elna Anderson (1802-1886) and Nels Anderson (1806-1874).
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, Andrew — of Cohoes, Albany County, N.Y. Mayor of Cohoes, N.Y., 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Andrew — of Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1928; candidate for Governor of Minnesota, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Andrew G. — of Norfolk, Madison County, Neb. Democrat. Postmaster at Norfolk, Neb., 1914-18. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Andrew O. — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Honorary Vice-Consul for Norway in Los Angeles, Calif., 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Ann — of Utica, Oneida County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Nelson, Anthony — of Salem County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Salem County, 1811, 1832. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Arch — of Jerseyville, Jersey County, Ill. Republican. Chair of Jersey County Republican Party, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Armand — also known as Armie Nelson — of Champlin, Hennepin County, Minn. Mayor of Champlin, Minn.; elected 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Nelson, Armie See Armand Nelson
  Nelson, Arthur — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Arthur Emanuel (1892-1955) — also known as Arthur E. Nelson — of St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Born in Browns Valley, Traverse County, Minn., May 10, 1892. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; mayor of St. Paul, Minn., 1922-26; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota, 1936; U.S. Senator from Minnesota, 1942-43; defeated, 1928. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Freemasons. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 11, 1955 (age 62 years, 336 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery, St. Paul, Minn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Nelson, Arthur H. — of Hudson County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County, 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Arthur T. — Member of Minnesota state senate 32nd District, 1927-30. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, Austin — of Tekamah, Burt County, Neb. Member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1873. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, B. E. — of Shenandoah County, Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1944 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, B. F. — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1916 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee). Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Barry M. — Independent candidate for U.S. Senator from Vermont, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Nelson, Ben See Earl Benjamin Nelson
  Nelson, Bernard See J. Bernard Nelson
  Nelson, Bernard See H. Bernard Nelson
  Nelson, Beth C. — of Radford, Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Nelson, Bill — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Nelson, Bill See Clarence William Nelson
  Nelson, Bob See Robert L. Nelson
  Nelson, Burgess E. (1890-1966) — of Mt. Jackson, Shenandoah County, Va. Born in Mt. Jackson, Shenandoah County, Va., July 24, 1890. Democrat. Member of Virginia state senate 25th District, 1944-47; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1948. Lutheran. Died March 3, 1966 (age 75 years, 222 days). Interment at Mt. Jackson Cemetery, Mt. Jackson, Va.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Nelson, C. — of Michigan. U.S. Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 1st District, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Nelson, C. A. — of Batesburg (now part of Batesburg-Leesville), Lexington County, S.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Nelson, C. C. — of Appleton, Outagamie County, Wis. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, C. D. — of Rice Lake, Barron County, Wis. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Carl — of Cando, Towner County, N.Dak. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Dakota, 1912 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Carl J. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 8, 1939-40. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
Carl M. Nelson Nelson, Carl M. (b. 1892) — of Medford, Taylor County, Wis. Born in Deer Creek town, Taylor County, Wis., November 12, 1892. Republican. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War I; farmer; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Taylor County, 1935-46. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: Wisconsin Blue Book 1940
  Nelson, Carl N. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 47, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, Carl O. — of Iowa. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 7th District, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Carl R. — Republican. Candidate in primary for Ohio treasurer of state, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Carla J. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 30-A, 2003-04; member of Minnesota state senate, 2011-16 (30th District 2011-12, 26th District 2013-16). Female. Still living as of 2016.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, Carlie J. (b. 1859) — of Fayston, Washington County, Vt. Born in Fayston, Washington County, Vt., 1859. Republican. Farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Fayston, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Carrie — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Nelson, Carroll A. — of Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colo. Republican. Member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Catherine — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1948; candidate for Presidential Elector for Missouri, 1956. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Charles — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Charles — of Chico, Butte County, Calif. Mayor of Chico, Calif., 1986-88. Still living as of 1988.
  Nelson, Charles A. — of Jackson County, Mich. Circuit judge in Michigan 4th Circuit, 2001. Still living as of 2001.
  Nelson, Charles E. (b. 1882) — of Superior, Douglas County, Wis. Born in Sweden, July 11, 1882. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state assembly from Douglas County 2nd District; elected unopposed 1948; elected 1950. Swedish ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Charles H. — of Seward, Seward County, Neb. Member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Charles J. — Independence League candidate for New York state senate 23rd District, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Charles Joseph (b. 1920) — also known as Charles J. Nelson — of Washington, D.C. Born in 1920. U.S. Ambassador to Botswana, 1971-74; Lesotho, 1971-74; Swaziland, 1971-74. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Nelson, Charles Pembroke (1907-1962) — also known as Charles P. Nelson — of Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine, July 2, 1907. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1936; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; mayor of Augusta, Maine, 1947-48; U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 1949-57. Died in Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, June 8, 1962 (age 54 years, 341 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of John Edward Nelson (1874-1955).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Nelson, Charles R. — of Clifton, Bosque County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1924 (alternate), 1948; candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 11th District, 1944. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Charles Sims (b. 1869) — also known as Charles S. Nelson — of Freeman, Cass County, Mo. Born in Cass County, Mo., February 12, 1869. Democrat. Farmer; school teacher; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Cass County, 1915-20, 1933-36; member of Missouri state senate 17th District, 1937-40. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Charles W. — of Denison, Grayson County, Tex. Postmaster at Denison, Tex., 1872-73. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Charles William — of Florida. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Florida, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Nelson, Chris — of Pierre, Hughes County, S.Dak. Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from South Dakota at-large, 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Nelson, Christian — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state senate First Worcester District, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Christina A. — Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 20th District, 1974. Female. Still living as of 1974.
  Nelson, Christopher — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 1st District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Nelson, Christopher L. — of Anchorage, Alaska. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alaska, 2008 (delegation chair); Presidential Elector for Alaska, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Nelson, Clair L. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 11-B, 1987-90. Still living as of 1990.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, Claire — of Costa Mesa, Orange County, Calif. Mayor of Costa Mesa, Calif., 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Claire L. — of East Longmeadow, Hampden County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Nelson, Clara — of Kaukauna, Outagamie County, Wis. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Clarence C. — of Dixon, Gregory County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 18th District, 1927-28, 1933-38. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Clarence T. — of Windom, Cottonwood County, Minn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Clarence William (b. 1942) — also known as Bill Nelson — of Melbourne, Brevard County, Fla. Born in Miami, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla., September 29, 1942. Democrat. Lawyer; legislative assistant to Gov. Reubin Askew, 1971; member of Florida state house of representatives, 1973-78; U.S. Representative from Florida, 1979-91 (9th District 1979-83, 11th District 1983-91); candidate in primary for Governor of Florida, 1990; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1996, 2004, 2008; U.S. Senator from Florida, 2001-. Presbyterian. Flew on the space shuttle Columbia in January 1986. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Nelson, Clarice A. — of Michigan. Prohibition candidate for University of Michigan board of regents, 1947. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Claude See J. Claude Nelson
  Nelson, Cleveland See L. Cleveland Nelson
  Nelson, Clifford A. — of Rockford, Winnebago County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Nelson, Connie — of Fargo, Cass County, N.Dak. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Nelson, Curt — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2008, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Nelson, D. H. — of Mt. Pleasant, Isabella County, Mich. Village president of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, 1886-87. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Dale W. — of Orem, Utah County, Utah. Candidate for mayor of Orem, Utah, 1985. Still living as of 1985.
  Nelson, Daniel — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Daniel Roy — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 4th District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Nelson, Darby — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 49-A, 1983-88. Still living as of 1988.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, Daryl — of Chugiak, Anchorage, Alaska. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Nelson, David — Member of Missouri state senate 32nd District, 1903-06. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, David — of Windom, McPherson County, Kan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Nelson, David (b. 1962) — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born, in a hospital at Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, April 7, 1962. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1996, 2000. Gay. Member, American Civil Liberties Union; National Rifle Association. Convicted on a misdemeanor act of civil disobedience, 1995 Recipient of Democratic National Committee's Lawrence O'Brien Achievement Award, 1998. Still living as of 2004.
  Relatives: Third great-grandnephew of George Quayle Cannon (1827-1901); first cousin four times removed of Frank Jenne Cannon.
  Political family: Cannon family of Salt Lake City, Utah.
  Nelson, David — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Nelson, David Aldrich (1932-2010) — Born in Watertown, Jefferson County, N.Y., August 14, 1932. Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, 1985-99; took senior status 1999. Died in Indian Hill, Hamilton County, Ohio, October 1, 2010 (age 78 years, 48 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Nelson, David Sutherland (1933-1998) — Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., December 2, 1933. U.S. District Judge for Massachusetts, 1979-91; took senior status 1991. Died in Framingham, Middlesex County, Mass., October 21, 1998 (age 64 years, 323 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Nelson, Dean — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 21st District, 1912, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Dianne — of Rapid City, Pennington County, S.Dak. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Nelson, Dick See R. E. Nelson
  Nelson, Donald — of Danville, Contra Costa County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Nelson, Doug — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 2nd District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Nelson, Douglas E. — Republican. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly 29th District, 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Nelson, Duane — of Modesto, Stanislaus County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2004, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Nelson, E. B. — of York, York County, Neb. Member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Mrs. E. M. — of Spokane, Spokane County, Wash. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Nelson, E. N. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 59, 1915-16. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, E. S. — of Gem, Brown County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 35th District, 1895-96. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Earl Benjamin (b. 1941) — also known as Ben Nelson — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born in McCook, Red Willow County, Neb., May 17, 1941. Democrat. Lawyer; insurance executive; Governor of Nebraska, 1991-99; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1996, 2004, 2008; U.S. Senator from Nebraska, 2001-; defeated, 1996. Methodist. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Earl Nelson and Birdella Ruby (Henderson) Nelson.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Nelson, Earl E. (b. 1937) — of Ingham County, Mich. Born in 1937. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives 57th District, 1971-74; member of Michigan state senate 24th District, 1975-78; defeated in primary, 1978. African ancestry. Still living as of 1978.
  Nelson, Earl J. — of Warsaw, Benton County, Mo. Democrat. Chair of Benton County Democratic Party, 1949. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Ed — of Longton, Elk County, Kan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1928 (member, Credentials Committee). Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Ed — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Alabama 4th District, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Nelson, Ed — of Brooklyn Center, Hennepin County, Minn. Candidate in primary for mayor of Brooklyn Center, Minn., 2006. Still living as of 2006.
  Nelson, Edgar C. (1883-1970) — of Cooper County, Mo. Born August 17, 1883. Democrat. Secretary of state of Missouri, 1947-49; appointed 1947. Died October 9, 1970 (age 87 years, 53 days). Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Edward J. (b. 1883) — of Norton, Essex County, Vt. Born in Norton, Essex County, Vt., October 29, 1883. Republican. Member of Vermont state senate from Essex County, 1923. Baptist. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Edwin — of Idaho. Republican. Lieutenant Governor of Idaho, 1943-45. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Einar B. — of Minnesota. Candidate for Minnesota state senate 9th District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Elizabeth — of Union, Monroe County, W.Va. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Nelson, Elmer — of Price County, Wis. Democrat. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Price County, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Elmer C. — of Mendon, Worcester County, Mass. Republican. Massachusetts Republican state chair, 1955; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1956; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1958. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Emil — of Albert Lea, Freeborn County, Minn. Born in Minnesota. Postmaster at Albert Lea, Minn., 1907-11. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Emil P. — of Illinois. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 15th District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Eric — of Greenbrier County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Greenbrier County, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Nelson, Eric — of Kanawha County, W.Va. Republican. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Kanawha County; elected 1966; defeated, 1968, 1970, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Nelson, Eric See Fredrik Eric Nelson, Jr.
  Nelson, Ernestine — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 13th District, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Nelson, Eugene W. — of Hannibal, Marion County, Mo. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Marion County, 1927-32. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, F. R. — of Webb City, Jasper County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Jasper County 2nd District, 1934. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Francis T. — of Upton, Worcester County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Tenth Worcester District, 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Frank (b. 1865) — of Kansas; Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Born in Andover, Henry County, Ill., December 14, 1865. Republican. Kansas superintendent of public instruction, 1899-1903; president, Minnesota College, from 1907; candidate in primary for Governor of Minnesota, 1920. Lutheran. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles M. Nelson and Caroline Nelson; married, August 7, 1895, to Emelia S. Morgan.
  Nelson, Frank — of Rustburg, Campbell County, Va. Democrat. Member of Virginia state house of delegates from Campbell County, 1910-11, 1914-15; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Frank — of California. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from California 20th District, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Frank J. — of Hornell, Steuben County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 29th District, 1900; mayor of Hornellsville, N.Y., 1901-04; mayor of Hornell, N.Y., 1910-11, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Frank M., Jr. — of Panama City, Bay County, Fla. Mayor of Panama City, Fla., 1959. Still living as of 1959.
  Nelson, Frank O. — of New Market, Middlesex County, N.J. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Fred N. — of Washington. Farmer-Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington 1st District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Fred W. — of Clifton, Bosque County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Frederick J. — of Frederick County, Md. Delegate to Maryland state constitutional convention, 1867. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Fredrik Eric, Jr. — also known as Eric Nelson — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Republican. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates; elected 2010, 2012; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Nelson, G. M. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 7th District, 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  Nelson, Gary — of Washington. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington 1st District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Nelson, Gary W. — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 2nd District, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Nelson, Gaylord Anton (1916-2005) — also known as Gaylord A. Nelson — of Madison, Dane County, Wis. Born in Clear Lake, Polk County, Wis., June 4, 1916. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member of Wisconsin state senate, 1949-58 (26th District 1949-56, 16th District 1957-58); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1952; candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 2nd District, 1954; Governor of Wisconsin, 1959-63; U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, 1963-81; defeated, 1980. Died July 3, 2005 (age 89 years, 29 days). Interment at Clear Lake Cemetery, Clear Lake, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Anton Nelson; married 1947 to Carrie Lee Dotson.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Nelson, George — of Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, George A. (b. 1873) — Born in Polk County, Wis., November 15, 1873. Socialist. Farmer; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1926; Speaker of the Wisconsin State Assembly, 1926; candidate for Governor of Wisconsin, 1934; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, George A. — of Milltown, Polk County, Wis. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1928. Burial location unknown.
George B. Nelson Nelson, George Bliss (b. 1876) — also known as George B. Nelson — of Stevens Point, Portage County, Wis.; Madison, Dane County, Wis. Born in Amherst, Portage County, Wis., May 21, 1876. Republican. Lawyer; Portage County District Attorney, 1906-12; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1908; justice of Wisconsin state supreme court, 1930-40; appointed 1930. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Order of the Coif; Theta Delta Chi; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James J. Nelson and Juniata P. (Andrews) Nelson; married, April 16, 1912, to Ruth Weller.
  Image source: Wisconsin Blue Book 1940
  Nelson, George F. — of Milford, Hillsborough County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Milford, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, George M. — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Erie County 4th District, 1933, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, George S. — of Gann Valley, Buffalo County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 16th District, 1899-1900. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Gilbert L. — of New Brunswick, Middlesex County, N.J. Mayor of New Brunswick, N.J., 1978; appointed 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Nelson, Gladys S. — of Newton, Jasper County, Iowa. Republican. Member of Iowa state house of representatives from Jasper County; elected 1950. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Gloria — of Agana (now Hagatna), Guam. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Guam, 1992. Female. Still living as of 1992.
  Nelson, Gordon — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Nelson, Gustave — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Socialist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for New Hampshire, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, H. Bernard — of Bellaire, Belmont County, Ohio. Mayor of Bellaire, Ohio, 1962-63. Still living as of 1963.
  Nelson, H. C. — of Freeborn County, Minn. Born in Norway. Farmer; member of Minnesota state senate 4th District, 1891-94; defeated (Democratic), 1910. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, H. C. — of Eureka, Humboldt County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1928, 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, H. J. — of Hooper, Dodge County, Neb. Member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Haley — of Bozeman, Gallatin County, Mont. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Nelson, Hans — of Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minn. Postmaster at Thief River Falls, Minn., 1891. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Hans — of Maine. Communist. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Maine, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Hans C. — U.S. Consular Agent in Hartlepool, as of 1898. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Harold Lum — of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa. Republican. Member of Iowa state house of representatives from Woodbury County; elected 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Harold S. (b. 1890) — of Owatonna, Steele County, Minn. Born in Owatonna, Steele County, Minn., 1890. Served in the U.S. Army on the Mexican border; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; Steele County Attorney, 1921-34; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Minnesota state senate, 1955-66 (16th District 1955-62, 8th District 1963-66). Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, Harold V. — of Sawyer, Berrien County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Berrien County 1st District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Nelson, Harry See J. Harry Nelson
  Nelson, Harry C. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Republican candidate for Michigan state senate 2nd District, 1926 (primary), 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Harry J. — of Cornish, Sullivan County, N.H. Democrat. Candidate for New Hampshire state house of representatives from Cornish, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Harry L. — Socialist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Harry T. — of Somerset County, Md. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Somerset County, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Harry W. — of Britton, Marshall County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 21st District, 1943-46. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Hartford D. — of Oneonta, Otsego County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Otsego County 2nd District, 1883-84; postmaster at Oneonta, N.Y., 1886. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Harvey Frans, Jr. (b. 1924) — of California. Born in Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 6, 1924. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Swaziland, 1985-88. Still living as of 1991.
  Relatives: Grandson of George William Norris (1861-1944).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Nelson, Hemming S. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 25, 1921-28. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, Henning — of New Britain, Hartford County, Conn. Socialist. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from New Britain, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Henry C. — of Sing Sing (now Ossining), Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Westchester County 3rd District, 1868; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1880, 1888; member of New York state senate 12th District, 1882-87. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Henry C. — of Winnebago County, Iowa. Speaker of the Iowa State House of Representatives, 1961-62. Still living as of 1962.
  Nelson, Henry J. — of Pennsylvania. Socialist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1916; candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1st District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Henry Knute — also known as Henry K. Nelson — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 57, 1901-02. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, Herman — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 15, 1909-12. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, Hilmer J. — of Easton, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. First selectman of Easton, Connecticut; elected 1989. Still living as of 1989.
  Nelson, Homer Augustus (1829-1891) — also known as Homer A. Nelson — of Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y., August 31, 1829. Democrat. Lawyer; Dutchess County Judge, 1855-62; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from New York 12th District, 1863-65; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1867; secretary of state of New York, 1868-71; member of New York state senate 15th District, 1882-83; defeated, 1871. Died in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y., April 25, 1891 (age 61 years, 237 days). Interment at Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married to Helen Stearns.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Nelson, Homer W. — of Brownfield, Terry County, Tex. Mayor of Brownfield, Tex., 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Hope L. — Republican. Presidential Elector for Alaska, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Nelson, Hosea — of Herkimer County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Herkimer County, 1810-11, 1812-13. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Howard A. — of Harrison County, Iowa. Delegate to Iowa convention to ratify 21st amendment from Harrison County, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Howard I. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 56, 1959-60; member of Minnesota state senate 21st District, 1963-70. Still living as of 1970.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, Hugh (1768-1836) — of Virginia. Born in Yorktown, York County, Va., September 30, 1768. Democrat. Member of Virginia state senate, 1786-91; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1805-09, 1828-29; U.S. Representative from Virginia, 1811-23 (21st District 1811-15, 22nd District 1815-21, 10th District 1821-23); U.S. Minister to Spain, 1823-25. Died in Albemarle County, Va., March 18, 1836 (age 67 years, 170 days). Interment at Belvoir Cemetery, Cismont, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Nelson, Jr. (1738-1789).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Nelson, Hugh Mortimer (1811-1862) — of Clarke County, Va. Born in Hanover County, Va., October 20, 1811. Lawyer; delegate to Virginia secession convention, 1861; major in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Died, of typhoid, in Albemarle County, Va., August 6, 1862 (age 50 years, 290 days). Interment at Old Chapel Cemetery, Millwood, Va.
  Relatives: Married to Maria Adelaide Holker.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Nelson, Hugo A. (1894-1971) — of Indian River, Cheboygan County, Mich. Born in Cheboygan, Cheboygan County, Mich., November 1, 1894. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; school teacher and principal; superintendent of schools; pharmacist; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Emmet District, 1945-54; defeated in primary, 1938 (Cheboygan District), 1954 (Emmet District); candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 29th District, 1956. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Eagles; Odd Fellows; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion. Died in 1971 (age about 76 years). Interment at Oakhill Cemetery, Indian River, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Martin Nelson and Anna Nelson; married, January 30, 1922, to Thelma L. Corwin.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Nelson, Inez — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Ira C. — of Talbot County, Md. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Talbot County, 1947-50. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Irving — of Lake Mills, Winnebago County, Iowa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Isaac — of Crawford County, Pa. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Crawford County, 1883-84. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Isaiah — of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Postmaster at Baton Rouge, La., 1813. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Isham H. — of Snyder, Scurry County, Tex. Postmaster at Snyder, Tex., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Iver — of Canton, Lincoln County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 5th District, 1911-14. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, J. A. — of Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, J. Bernard — of Arizona. Progressive. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Arizona, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, J. Claude — of Porterville, Tulare County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, J. E. — of Milan, Sullivan County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Mrs. J. H. — of Helena, Alfalfa County, Okla. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, J. Harry (b. 1887) — of Bay City, Bay County, Mich. Born in Bay City, Bay County, Mich., 1887. Mayor of Bay City, Mich., 1925-36; defeated, 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, J. J. — of Amherst, Portage County, Wis. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, J. W. — Member of Minnesota state senate 64th District, 1923-26. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, J. W. — of Freeport, Stephenson County, Ill. Mayor of Freeport, Ill., 1935-38. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Jack — of Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Mich. Mayor of Traverse City, Mich., 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Jack — of Beaverton, Washington County, Ore. Mayor of Beaverton, Ore., 1977-83. Still living as of 1983.
  Nelson, Jack W. — of Paducah, McCracken County, Ky. Candidate for mayor of Paducah, Ky., 1931 (primary), 1935. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, James — of Harford County, Md. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Harford County, 1833-37; delegate to Maryland state constitutional convention, 1850. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, James — of California. Member of California state assembly 24th District, 1880-81. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, James C. — of Albert Lea, Freeborn County, Minn. Mayor of Albert Lea, Minn., 1952-53. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, James Lee (1852-1936) — of Lenoir, Caldwell County, N.C. Born in Caldwell County, N.C., June 28, 1852. School teacher; merchant; mayor of Lenoir, N.C., 1889-90; resigned 1890. Methodist. Died December 3, 1936 (age 84 years, 158 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Nelson and Elizabeth (Penley) Nelson; married to Emily A. Scroggs.
  Nelson, James M. — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Postmaster at Kent, Mich., 1841-44; Grand Rapids, Mich., 1844-45. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, James M. — of Rockland County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Rockland County, 1870-71, 1878. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Jane — Republican. Member of Texas state senate; elected 1992; elected unopposed 1994, 1996, 2000; elected 2002, 2006, 2010, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Nelson, Janet — of Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1984. Female. Still living as of 1984.
  Nelson, Janice M. — of California. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 28th District, 1998, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Nelson, Jeanne Therese (1920-1999) — also known as Jeanne T. Nelson — of Mt. Clemens, Macomb County, Mich. Born in 1920. Mayor of Mt. Clemens, Mich., 1985-87; defeated, 1987. Female. Died in 1999 (age about 79 years). Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Jeffrey — of Canton, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Nelson, Jennie B. — of Ogden, Weber County, Utah. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1904. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Jeremiah (1769-1838) — of Newburyport, Essex County, Mass.; Essex, Essex County, Mass. Born in Rowley, Essex County, Mass., September 14, 1769. Merchant; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1803-04; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1805-07, 1815-25, 1831-33 (3rd District 1805-07, 1815-17, 4th District 1817-19, 3rd District 1819-25, 1831-33). Died in Newburyport, Essex County, Mass., October 2, 1838 (age 69 years, 18 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Newburyport, Mass.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Nelson, Jessie — of Signal Hill, Los Angeles County, Calif. Mayor of Signal Hill, Calif., 1924-25. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, John (1794-1860) — of Maryland. Born in Frederick, Frederick County, Md., June 1, 1794. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Maryland 4th District, 1821-23; member of Maryland state senate from Western Shore, 1826-30; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Two Sicilies, 1831-32; U.S. Attorney General, 1843-45. Died in Baltimore, Md., January 18, 1860 (age 65 years, 231 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Roger Nelson (1759-1815) and Mary Brooke (Sim) Nelson.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Nelson, John — of Morrisville, Bucks County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Morrisville, Pa., 1839-41. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, John — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Mayor of Phoenix, Ariz., 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Nelson, John — of Illinois. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1996, 2000; Presidential Elector for Illinois, 2000, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Nelson, John A. — of Illinois. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 14th District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, John A. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 26, 1929-32. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, John C. — of St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Vice-Consul for Denmark in SAINT Paul, Minn., 1896-1907. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, John C. (d. 1935) — of Indiana. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 11th District, 1902. Died in 1935. Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Logansport, Ind.
  Nelson, John Edward (1874-1955) — also known as John E. Nelson — of Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine; Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in China, Kennebec County, Maine, July 12, 1874. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Maine 3rd District, 1922-33; defeated, 1932. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Zeta Psi; Phi Beta Kappa; Rotary. Died in Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, April 11, 1955 (age 80 years, 273 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery, Waterville, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Edward White Nelson and Cassandra Marden (Worthing) Nelson; married, July 14, 1900, to Margaret Heath Crosby; father of Charles Pembroke Nelson (1907-1962).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Nelson, John F. — of Nassau County, N.Y. Conservative. Candidate for New York state assembly 10th District, 1965. Still living as of 1965.
  Nelson, John G. — of Minnesota. Member of Minnesota state senate 41st District, 1873-74; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 43, 1883-84. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, John L. — of Maryland. U.S. Consul in Turks Island, 1853-55. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, John M. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 26, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, John M. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 31, 1927-28. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, John M. — of Rockford, Winnebago County, Ill. Democrat. Member of Illinois Democratic State Central Committee, 2009; candidate in primary for mayor of Rockford, Ill., 2009. Still living as of 2009.
  Nelson, John Mandt (1870-1955) — also known as John M. Nelson — of Madison, Dane County, Wis. Born in Burke town, Dane County, Wis., October 10, 1870. Republican. Superintendent of schools; lawyer; member of Wisconsin Republican State Central Committee, 1901-05; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin, 1905-19, 1921-33 (2nd District 1905-13, 3rd District 1913-19, 1921-33). Died in Madison, Dane County, Wis., January 29, 1955 (age 84 years, 111 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Madison, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of Christopher Nelson and Elsie Nelson; married, July 25, 1891, to Thea Johanna Stondall.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Nelson, John N. — of Lockport, Will County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, John O. — Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 10th District, 1912 (Workers), 1914 (Independent Party). Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, John P. — of Mercer County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Mercer County, 1869. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, John Robert — also known as John R. Nelson — of Fillmore County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 2, 1891-94. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, John S. — of Cumberland County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Cumberland County, 1810. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, John S. — of Pacific Grove, Monterey County, Calif. Mayor of Pacific Grove, Calif., 1952-53. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, John W. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, John W. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 32, 1905-06. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, Jon — of Rugby, Pierce County, N.Dak. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Nelson, Joseph C. — of Salem County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Salem County, 1830. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Joseph S. — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Mayor of Sioux Falls, S.Dak., 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Joshua — of Danville, Boone County, W.Va. Republican. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates 23rd District; elected 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Nelson, Judson C. — of Cortland County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Cortland County, 1876, 1883. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Julia A. — of Manning, Clarendon County, S.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Nelson, K. — of Sisseton, Roberts County, S.Dak.; Rosholt, Roberts County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 33rd District, 1919-22, 1931-32. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Kara — of Northfield, Rice County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Nelson, Karsten Olaf — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 49, 1953-54. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, Ken — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from North Carolina 4th District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Nelson, Ken G. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1973-92 (District 59-B 1973-82, District 62-A 1983-92). Still living as of 1992.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, Kenneth A. — of Rolling Meadows, Cook County, Ill. Mayor of Rolling Meadows, Ill., 2003-07. Still living as of 2007.
  Nelson, Ki R. — of Colorado. Populist candidate for U.S. Representative from Colorado 3rd District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Nelson, Kim — of Plymouth, Hennepin County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Nelson, Kim L. — Democrat. Elected Kentucky state senate 6th District 1990. Still living as of 1990.
Knute Nelson Nelson, Knute (1843-1923) — of Wisconsin; Alexandria, Douglas County, Minn. Born in Vosse Elven, Norway, February 2, 1843. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1868-69; Douglas County Attorney, 1872-74; member of Minnesota state senate 39th District, 1875-78; Presidential Elector for Minnesota, 1880; U.S. Representative from Minnesota 5th District, 1883-89; Governor of Minnesota, 1893-95; U.S. Senator from Minnesota, 1895-1923; died in office 1923; delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1900, 1904. Died on a train near Timonium, Baltimore County, Md., April 28, 1923 (age 80 years, 85 days). Interment at Kinkead Cemetery, Alexandria, Minn.
  Cross-reference: Jacob A. O. Preus — Archie M. Hayes
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
  Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917
  Nelson, Krista — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Nelson, L. B. — of Salem, Dent County, Mo. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Dent County; elected 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  Nelson, L. Cleveland — of Somerset County, Md. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Somerset County, 1916-17. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Mrs. L. E. — of Logan, Cache County, Utah. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1944. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, L. F. — of Kaukauna, Outagamie County, Wis. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Larry — of Yuma, Yuma County, Ariz. Republican. Candidate for Arizona state senate 5th District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Nelson, Larry — of Waukesha, Waukesha County, Wis. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 2000, 2004, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Nelson, Larry — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Arizona 6th District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Nelson, Mrs. Lee — of Kalispell, Flathead County, Mont. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Nelson, Lenard L. — Libertarian. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 32nd District, 2006, 2008; candidate for Texas state board of education 2nd District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Nelson, Leon — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Communist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 2nd District, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, LeRoy J. — of Powers, Menominee County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Menominee District, 1961; candidate for Michigan state senate 30th District, 1962; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Nelson, Leslie H. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 19, 1965-66. Still living as of 1966.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, Lewis A. — of Hopkinton, Merrimack County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Hopkinton; elected 1938; elected unopposed 1956; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Hopkinton, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Lewis D. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 11th District, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Linda — of Norwalk, Warren County, Iowa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Nelson, Louis E. — of Maywood, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Louis G. — of Dodge County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 11, 1877. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, Lowell A. (b. 1918) — of Grantsburg, Burnett County, Wis. Born in Grantsburg, Burnett County, Wis., February 4, 1918. Republican. Farmer; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Burnett and Polk counties, 1957-58; defeated, 1958. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Luman R. — of Winchester, Cheshire County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Winchester, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Luther — of Onida, Sully County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 24th District, 1943-46. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Lyle — U.S. Consular Agent in Natal, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Lytle — of Aledo, Mercer County, Ill. Republican. Chair of Mercer County Republican Party, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, M. J. — of Martinsville, Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Madison — Judge, Maryland Court of Appeals, 1867. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Madison — of Marion County, Mo. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Marion County, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Magnus — of Bergen County, N.J. Communist. Candidate for New Jersey state senate 37th District, 1977. Still living as of 1977.
  Nelson, Marcus — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 54, 1935-36. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, Marion W. — of Wicomico County, Md. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Wicomico County, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Mark — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 1st District, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Nelson, Mark D. — of Wauwatosa, Milwaukee County, Wis. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Nelson, Mark L. — of Bay County, Mich. American Independent candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 101st District, 1972; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 8th District, 1974 (American Independent), 1976 (Republican primary). Still living as of 1976.
  Nelson, Markell H. — of Frederick County, Md. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Frederick County, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Martin — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Progressive. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 3rd District, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Martin A. (b. 1889) — of Austin, Mower County, Minn. Born in Hesper, Winneshiek County, Iowa, February 21, 1889. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1928, 1932; candidate for Minnesota state senate 5th District, 1930; vice-chair of Minnesota Republican Party, 1932; Republican candidate for Governor of Minnesota, 1934, 1936; Independent candidate for U.S. Senator from Minnesota, 1942; district judge in Minnesota 10th District, 1944-53; justice of Minnesota state supreme court, 1953. Lutheran. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Delta Theta Phi; Elks; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew A. Nelson and Bertha (Jacobson) Nelson; married 1920 to Merle Henifin.
  Nelson, Martin P. — of Rutherford, Bergen County, N.J. Republican. Mayor of Rutherford, N.J., 1940; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Bergen County, 1943-44. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Marvin H. — of Brooklyn Center, Hennepin County, Minn. Village president of Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, 1950-51. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Mary — of Winter Haven, Polk County, Fla. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Nelson, Mary — of Virginia Beach, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Nelson, Matthew (1778-1852) — of Tennessee. Born in Rockbridge County, Va., October 17, 1778. Tennessee state treasurer, 1843-45. Died December 1, 1852 (age 74 years, 45 days). Interment at Philadelphia Cemetery, Philadelphia, Tenn.
  Relatives: Married to Martha Cannon.
  Nelson, Matthew Donald (born c.1973) — of Covington, Va. Born about 1973. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Nelson, Maurice O. — of Fosston, Polk County, Minn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Maynard D. — of Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Nelson, Melvin A. — of Aberdeen, Brown County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 22nd District, 1945-46. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Merlin E. — of Forestburg, Sanborn County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 14th District, 1957-60. Still living as of 1960.
  Nelson, Michael — also known as Mike Nelson — of Carrboro, Orange County, N.C.; Hillsborough, Orange County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Nelson, Michael J. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 107th District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Nelson, Michael V. — also known as Mike Nelson — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 2003-16 (District 46-A 2003-12, District 40-A 2013-16). Still living as of 2016.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, Mike See Michael Nelson
  Nelson, Mike See Michael V. Nelson
  Nelson, Mike — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 5th District, 2006. Still living as of 2006.
  Nelson, Mike — of Atwater, Merced County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Nelson, Mildred — of St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1944. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Morgan — of Wheeling, Ohio County, Va. (now W.Va.). Mayor of Wheeling, Va., 1852-53. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Mort — of Arizona. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Arizona 5th District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Nelson, Morton S. — of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, N. A., Sr. — of Sheridan, Sheridan County, Wyo. Mayor of Sheridan, Wyo., 1961-62, 1965-68. Still living as of 1968.
  Nelson, N. C. — of Two Harbors, Lake County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 51, 1899-1900; postmaster at Two Harbors, Minn., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, N. J. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 9, 1927-30. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, N. L. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 51, 1895-96. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, N. M. — of Salem, McCook County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 11th District, 1915-16. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, N. O. — Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 12th District, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, N. P. — of Plainview, Pierce County, Neb.; Pierce, Pierce County, Neb. Member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1903, 1919-25. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Nancy — of Eden Prairie, Hennepin County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Nelson, Neil M. — of Hooper, Dodge County, Neb. Member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1891-93. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Nels — of Kane, McKean County, Pa. Burgess of Kane, Pennsylvania, 1927. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Nels A. — of Valley Springs, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 10th District, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Nels E. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 58, 1913-14. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, Nels O. — of Kandiyohi County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 55, 1899-1900. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, Nels P. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 30, 1891-92. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, Nelson E. — of Pembina, Pembina County, Dakota Territory (now N.Dak.); Pembina, Pembina County, N.Dak. Born in Norway. Republican. Member Dakota territorial council, 1881-82; delegate to Republican National Convention from Dakota Territory Territory, 1884; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1891. Norwegian ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson County, N.Dak. is named for him.
  Nelson, Nicholas H. — of Harford County, Md. Member of Maryland state house of delegates from Harford County, 1867-68. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Nick — of Centerville, Turner County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 6th District, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Nick — of Emerado, Grand Forks County, N.Dak. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Dakota, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Norris H. — Independent candidate for U.S. Senator from North Dakota, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Norris J. — of California. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 15th District, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, O. F., Jr. — of Anahuac, Chambers County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, O. M. — of Washington. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington 3rd District, 1924 (Progressive), 1928 (Democratic). Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Obert R., Jr. — U.S. Vice Consul in Trinidad, as of 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Ole B. — of Spring Grove, Houston County, Minn. Republican. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 1, 1907-10; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, Oscar, Jr. — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va.; Lewisburg, Greenbrier County, W.Va. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1956, 1960; candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates 4th District, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Oscar D. — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Oscar E. (b. 1874) — of Geneva, Kane County, Ill. Born in Sweden, April 22, 1874. Republican. Kane County Treasurer; Illinois state treasurer, 1923-25; Illinois state auditor of public accounts, 1925-33. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Knights of Pythias; Moose. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Oscar F. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1932, 1936, 1940 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Oscar W. — Union candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut at-large, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Otis L. — of Bay City, Bay County, Mich. American Independent candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Nelson, Otis L., Jr. — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 8th District, 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Nelson, Otto B. — Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for Presidential Elector for Massachusetts, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Owen A. — of Camden County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Camden County, 1907-08. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, P. C. — of Oklahoma. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, 1936, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, P. J. — of Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, P. P. C. — Speaker of the Tennessee State Senate, 1869. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Pam — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 1996 (delegation chair), 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Nelson, Pat — of Milaca, Mille Lacs County, Minn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Nelson, Pete See Peter C. Nelson
  Nelson, Peter — of Goodhue County, Minn. Born in Sweden. Democrat. Member of Minnesota state senate 22nd District, 1887-90; candidate for secretary of state of Minnesota, 1892. Swedish ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, Peter Bering (1869-1960) — also known as Peter B. Nelson — of Racine, Racine County, Wis. Born in Wisconsin, April 16, 1869. Dry goods merchant; Vice-Consul for Denmark in Racine, Wis., 1892-1907; mayor of Racine, Wis., 1903-07. Danish ancestry. Died October 4, 1960 (age 91 years, 171 days). Interment at Mound Cemetery, Racine, Wis.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Nelson, Peter C. — also known as Pete Nelson — of Lindstrom, Chisago County, Minn. Republican. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 17-B, 2003-06; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
Philip E. Nelson Nelson, Philip E. (b. 1891) — of Maple, Douglas County, Wis. Born in Curtiss, Clark County, Wis., September 1, 1891. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; cost accountant for Oakland Motor Car Company, Pontiac, Mich.; owner of cheese factories; merchant; farmer; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1927-30; member of Wisconsin state senate 11th District, 1931-42; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1936 (member, Resolutions Committee). Burial location unknown.
  Image source: Wisconsin Blue Book 1940
  Nelson, Phyllis — of Merced, Merced County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Nelson, Queenetta — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1984. Female. Still living as of 1984.
  Nelson, R. C. — of McAlester, Pittsburg County, Okla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, R. E. — also known as Dick Nelson — of Washington County, Minn. Candidate for Minnesota state senate 43rd District, 1958. Still living as of 1958.
  Nelson, R. R. See Rensselaer Russell Nelson
  Nelson, Ragnar G. — of Cook County, Ill. Republican. Candidate for Illinois state house of representatives 13th District, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Ralph A. — of Superior, Douglas County, Wis. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1940; postmaster at Superior, Wis., 1954-74 (acting, 1954-56). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Ralph S., Sr. — of Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai County, Idaho. Republican. Mayor of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, 1913; delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1924, 1928 (alternate), 1948. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Raymond N. — of Warwick, Kent County, R.I. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Nelson, Rensselaer Russell (1826-1904) — also known as R. R. Nelson — of Superior, Douglas County, Wis.; St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Born in Cooperstown, Otsego County, N.Y., May 12, 1826. Lawyer; justice of Minnesota territorial supreme court, 1857-58. Died October 15, 1904 (age 78 years, 156 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery, St. Paul, Minn.
  Nelson, Reuben N. — of Westchester, Cook County, Ill. Village president of Westchester, Illinois, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Reuben N. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1957-66 (District 49 1957-62, District 56 1963-66). Still living as of 1966.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, Richard — also known as Rick Nelson — of Eden Prairie, Hennepin County, Minn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1996, 2004; member, Rules Committee, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Nelson, Richard E. — of Sarasota, Sarasota County, Fla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Nelson, Richard J. — of Evanston, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1952; candidate for University of Illinois trustee, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Richard P. — of Juneau, Alaska. Postmaster at Juneau, Alaska, 1894-1900. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Richard W. — of Bonne Terre, St. Francois County, Mo. Democrat. Mayor of Bonne Terre, Mo., 1965-67. Still living as of 1967.
  Nelson, Rick See Richard Nelson
  Nelson, Robert — of Rising Sun, Ohio County, Ind. Republican. Chair of Ohio County Republican Party, 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Robert A. — of Auburn, Cayuga County, N.Y. Republican. Mayor of Auburn, N.Y., 1952-55. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Robert A. — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Nelson, Robert H. — of Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La. Democrat. Postmaster at Shreveport, La., 1937-53. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Robert L. — of Galax, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Robert L. — of Kent County, Del. Republican. Candidate for Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 9th District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Robert L. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Nelson, Robert L. — also known as Bob Nelson — of Indiana. Republican. Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1992, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Nelson, Robert M. — of Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Nelson, Robert R. (b. 1935) — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Born in Boone County, W.Va., October 9, 1935. Democrat. Legislative Director, United Mine Workers of America; administrative assistant, U.S. Rep. Ken Hechler; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1965-70; member of West Virginia state senate 5th District, 1971-85; resigned 1985; chair of Cabell County Democratic Party, 1972-83; mayor of Huntington, W.Va., 1986-89. Protestant. Member, United Mine Workers. Still living as of 1989.
  Relatives: Son of Joda Fulton Nelson and Opal W. (Hunter) Nelson; married 1960 to Mary Lucinda Abruzzino.
  Nelson, Robert W. — of Westfield, Union County, N.J. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Robert William (1845-1927) — also known as Robert W. Nelson — of Newport, Campbell County, Ky. Born in Alexandria, Campbell County, Ky., April 3, 1845. Democrat. Lawyer; president and owner of the Georgetown Water, Gas, Electric and Power Company; one of the founders of the Latonia race track (once a famed horse racing venue) and the German National Bank of Newport; Campbell County Attorney, 1869-73; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1877-78; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1880; mayor of Newport, Ky., 1900-04. Died January 9, 1927 (age 81 years, 281 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Southgate, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of John Hayden Nelson (1801-1889) and Marie Ellen Sallie Nelson.
  Nelson, Rod (born c.1932) — of Sheboygan, Sheboygan County, Wis. Born about 1932. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Nelson, Roger (1759-1815) — of Frederick, Frederick County, Md. Born near Frederick, Frederick County, Md., 1759. Democrat. General in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Maryland state house of delegates from Frederick County, 1792-93, 1800-02; member of Maryland state senate from Western Shore, 1802-04; U.S. Representative from Maryland, 1804-10 (at-large 1804-07, 4th District 1807-10); circuit judge in Maryland, 1810-15. Episcopalian. Died in Frederick, Frederick County, Md., June 17, 1815 (age about 55 years). Original interment at All Saints' Parish Cemetery, Frederick, Md.; reinterment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, Md.
  Relatives: Father of John Nelson (1794-1860).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Nelson, Roland C. — of Filion, Huron County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Huron County, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Nelson, Rolf T. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 31-B, 1967-72; member of Minnesota state senate 43rd District, 1973-76. Still living as of 1976.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, Ron — of Parker, Turner County, S.Dak. Republican. Candidate for South Dakota state house of representatives 17th District, 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Nelson, Roy B. — of Viborg, Turner County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 6th District, 1933-36. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Roy C. — of Iowa. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 6th District, 1950, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Roy V. — of Outagamie County, Wis. Democrat. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Outagamie County 2nd District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Roy W. — of Galesburg, Knox County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1952, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Ruth — of West Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1992. Female. Still living as of 1992.
  Nelson, Ruth H. — of Pilot Mountain, Surry County, N.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Nelson, S. C. — of Viborg, Turner County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 6th District, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Samuel (1792-1873) — of New York. Born in Hebron, Washington County, N.Y., November 10, 1792. Delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1821; state court judge in New York, 1823, 1831; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1845-72. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died December 13, 1873 (age 81 years, 33 days). Interment at Lakewood Cemetery, Cooperstown, N.Y.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Nelson, Samuel A. — of Fillmore County, Minn. Republican. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 5, 1903-04; member of Minnesota state senate 5th District, 1907-14. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
Samuel B. Nelson Nelson, Samuel B. (1863-1934) — of Luverne, Rock County, Minn. Born in Winneshiek County, Iowa, January 2, 1863. Democrat. President and manager, Nelson Brothers department store, Luverne, Minn.; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1912; member of Minnesota state senate 11th District, 1915-18; defeated, 1910. Died May 17, 1934 (age 71 years, 135 days). Interment at Maplewood Cemetery, Luverne, Minn.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
  Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917
  Nelson, Sandra J. — of Camdenton, Camden County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Nelson, Shawn — of Fullerton, Orange County, Calif. Lawyer; mayor of Fullerton, Calif., 2004-05, 2006-. Still living as of 2007.
  Nelson, Sheffield — of Arkansas. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for Governor of Arkansas, 1990, 1994. Still living as of 2003.
  Nelson, Shirley — of Alamo, Contra Costa County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Nelson, Sigurd G. (1890-1923) — of Ironwood, Gogebic County, Mich. Born in Ironwood, Gogebic County, Mich., 1890. Republican. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Gogebic County, 1915-18. Died in 1923 (age about 33 years). Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Socrates — of Washington County, Minn. Minnesota territorial auditor, 1853-54; member of Minnesota state senate 1st District, 1859-60. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, Sophia Bailey — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
Soren C. Nelson Nelson, Soren C. (1851-1926) — of Centerville, Turner County, S.Dak. Born in Hormestead, Denmark, November 12, 1851. Republican. Farmer; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 5th District, 1901-04, 1907-08. Danish ancestry. Died in 1926 (age about 74 years). Interment at Baptist Cemetery, Viborg, S.Dak.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: South Dakota Legislative Manual, 1903
  Nelson, Stace — of Fulton, Hanson County, S.Dak. Republican. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 25th District; elected 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Nelson, Stacey L. — of South Dakota. Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from South Dakota at-large, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Nelson, Stanley — of New York. Natural Law candidate for U.S. Senator from New York, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Nelson, Stanley Allen — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 1st District, 1929. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Stanley P. — of Auburn, DeKalb County, Ind. Democrat. Postmaster at Auburn, Ind., 1935-41 (acting, 1935). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Steve — of Cerritos, Los Angeles County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
Stewart Nelson Nelson, Stewart — of Morrilton, Conway County, Ark. Mayor of Morrilton, Ark., 2013. Still living as of 2014.
  Image source: Arkansas Television (THV 11)
  Nelson, Susan E. — of Washington, D.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from District of Columbia, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Nelson, Swan — of Kandiyohi County, Minn. People's candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Swan — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Socialist. Social Democratic candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Milwaukee County 1st District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Swan (1866-1908) — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Born in Sweden, 1866. Republican. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 42, 1907-08. Swedish ancestry. Died in 1908 (age about 42 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, Syd See Sydney G. Nelson
  Nelson, Sydney G. — also known as Syd Nelson — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1991-94 (District 12-A 1991-92, District 11-A 1993-94). Still living as of 1994.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, Theodore — of Michigan. Michigan superintendent of public instruction, 1885-86. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Thomas, Jr. (1738-1789) — of Virginia. Born in Yorktown, York County, Va., December 26, 1738. Delegate to Continental Congress from Virginia, 1775-77, 1779-80; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776; Governor of Virginia, 1781. Member, Freemasons. Died in Hanover County, Va., January 4, 1789 (age 50 years, 9 days). Interment at Grace Churchyard, Yorktown, Va.
  Relatives: Father of Hugh Nelson (1768-1836).
  Nelson counties in Ky. and Va. are named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Nelson, Thomas — U.S. Attorney for Virginia, 1796-1801. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Thomas — of Oregon. Justice of Oregon territorial supreme court, 1850-53; chief justice of Oregon territorial supreme court, 1850-53. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Thomas A. — of Stockton, San Joaquin County, Calif. Republican. Postmaster at Stockton, Calif., 1898-1906. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Thomas Amos Rogers (1812-1873) — of Elizabethton, Carter County, Tenn.; Jonesborough, Washington County, Tenn.; Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn. Born in Kingston, Roane County, Tenn., March 19, 1812. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 1st District, 1859-61; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1868; justice of Tennessee state supreme court, 1870-71. Presbyterian. Died, from cholera, in Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn., August 24, 1873 (age 61 years, 158 days). Interment at Gray Cemetery, Knoxville, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of David Nelson and Phoebe (White) Nelson.
  Cross-reference: James H. Clanton
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Nelson, Thomas F. — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1960, 1964; candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 5th District, 1962. Still living as of 1964.
  Nelson, Thomas G. (1936-2011) — Born in Idaho Falls, Bonneville County, Idaho, November 14, 1936. Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, 1990-2003; took senior status 2003. Died in Boise, Ada County, Idaho, May 4, 2011 (age 74 years, 171 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Nelson, Thomas Henry (1820-1896) — also known as Thomas H. Nelson — of Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind. Born in Mason County, Ky., October 20, 1820. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1860; U.S. Minister to Chile, 1861-66; Mexico, 1869-73; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1880. Died in Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind., March 14, 1896 (age 75 years, 146 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Ind.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Nelson, Thomas Leverett (1827-1897) — Born in Haverhill, Grafton County, N.H., March 4, 1827. U.S. District Judge for Massachusetts, 1879-97; died in office 1897. Died in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., November 21, 1897 (age 70 years, 262 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Nelson, Thomas Maduit (1782-1853) — also known as Thomas M. Nelson — of Virginia. Born in Mecklenburg County, Va., September 27, 1782. Democrat. Major in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; U.S. Representative from Virginia 18th District, 1816-19. Died near Columbus, Muscogee County, Ga., November 10, 1853 (age 71 years, 44 days). Interment at Linwood Cemetery, Columbus, Ga.
  Relatives: Married 1815 to Sarah Walker Page (1790-1834); married, December 20, 1838, to Anna Matilda Carter (1805-1872).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Nelson, Thomas S., Jr. — of Kannapolis, Cabarrus County, N.C. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Kannapolis, N.C., 1964-66. Still living as of 1966.
  Nelson, Tim — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Nelson, Tom — of Round Rock, Williamson County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Tom — of Lead, Lawrence County, S.Dak. Republican. Member of South Dakota state senate 31st District; elected 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Nelson, Tom A. — Member of Minnesota state senate 31st District, 1977-86. Still living as of 1986.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, Townsend J. — of Pawlet, Rutland County, Vt. Member of Vermont state house of representatives from Pawlet, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Tressa P. — of Strafford, Strafford County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Strafford, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Nelson, Turner — of Mt. Vernon, Posey County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, V. C. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 18th District, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, V. S. — of Cedar Falls, Black Hawk County, Iowa. Mayor of Cedar Falls, Iowa, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Nelson, Vance N. — of Centerville, Turner County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives, 1935-40 (6th District 1935-38, 8th District 1939-40). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Verner — of Onamia, Mille Lacs County, Minn. Democrat. Democratic-Farmer-Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Minnesota 9th District, 1946; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Victor — of Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich. Mayor of Pontiac, Mich., 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Victor E. — U.S. Consul in Bergen, as of 1898-1902. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, W. F. — Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 17th District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, W. H. — of Hot Springs, Garland County, Ark. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, W. H. — of Arkansas City, Cowley County, Kan. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, W. M. — of Hastings, Adams County, Neb. Mayor of Hastings, Neb., 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, W. T. — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1903. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Walter — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 34, 1899-1902. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, Walter H. — of Cadillac, Wexford County, Mich. Mayor of Cadillac, Mich., 1950; resigned 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Walter M. — of Michigan. Farmer-Labor candidate for justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Walter R. — of Goshen, Sullivan County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Goshen, 1948. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Wayne S. — of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska. Mayor of Fairbanks, Alaska, 1990-92. Still living as of 1992.
  Nelson, Wilbur T. — U.S. Attorney for Idaho, 1975, 1976-77. Still living as of 1977.
  Nelson, Will L. See William Lester Nelson
  Nelson, Will Newton — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 13, 1939-53. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, William — U.S. Attorney for Virginia, 1789-90. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, William, Jr. — U.S. Attorney for Virginia, 1790-91. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, William (1784-1869) — of Peekskill, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Hyde Park, Dutchess County, N.Y., June 29, 1784. Whig. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Westchester County, 1819-21; member of New York state senate 2nd District, 1824-27; state court judge in New York, 1824-27; U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1847-51. Died in Peekskill, Westchester County, N.Y., October 3, 1869 (age 85 years, 96 days). Interment at Hillside Cemetery, Cortlandt town, Westchester County, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married to Cornelia Mandeville Hardman (1797-1889).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Nelson, William — of Clarendon County, S.C. Delegate to South Carolina state constitutional convention from Clarendon County, 1868. African ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, William — of Freeborn County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state senate 6th District, 1923-26; defeated, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Nelson, William — of Baltimore, Md. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, William A. — of Ansonia, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Ansonia; elected 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, William Allen — of Michigan. Farmer-Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 17th District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, William F., Jr. — of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich. Mayor of Saginaw, Mich., 1973-75. Still living as of 1975.
  Nelson, William G. — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Republican. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County, 1897; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, William H. — of Salem County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Salem County, 1841. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, William H. — of Backwoods, Carter County, Tenn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, William H. — Peace and Freedom candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Nelson, William J. — of Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Cattaraugus County 2nd District, 1851. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, William Lester (1875-1946) — also known as William L. Nelson; Will L. Nelson — of Bunceton, Cooper County, Mo.; Columbia, Boone County, Mo. Born near Bunceton, Cooper County, Mo., August 4, 1875. Democrat. School teacher; newspaper writer; farmer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Cooper County, 1901-02, 1907-08; U.S. Representative from Missouri, 1919-21, 1925-33, 1935-43 (8th District 1919-21, 1925-33, 2nd District 1935-43); defeated, 1920 (8th District), 1942 (2nd District), 1946 (2nd District); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1928. Baptist. Member, Gamma Sigma Delta; Veterans of Foreign Wars; United Spanish War Veterans; Kiwanis. Died in Columbia, Boone County, Mo., December 31, 1946 (age 71 years, 149 days). Interment at Columbia Cemetery, Columbia, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Alpheus Nelson and Sarah Ann (Tucker) Nelson; married, June 9, 1909, to Stella Corinne Boschert.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Nelson, William M. — of Wayne County, Pa. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Wayne County, 1863-66, 1869, 1877-78; member of Pennsylvania state senate 26th District, 1879-86. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, William R. — of St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Buchanan County 2nd District, 1943-44; defeated, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Nelson, Winifred Pearl See Winifred Nelson Campbell


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