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Nelson was a state and local commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and a former grand regent of the ELKS CLUB. (4)
A firm believer in rehabilitation, Nelson is perhaps remembered, unfortunately, as the victim of arson which destroyed his home and many priceless historical records in May 1985.
1. "Final Form on Motion Uncertain," Telegraph Herald, February 16, 1960, p. 1
2. "Vote 3-2 on Ethical Violation," Telegraph Herald, February 17, 1960, p. 1
3. Obituaries. Telegraph Herald, May 29, 1997, p. 6A. Online: https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=aEyKTaVlRPYC&dat=19970529&printsec=frontpage&hl=en