Person:Charles Nelson (33)

Charles Laurence NELSON
b.22 SEP 1883 Sturgeon Bay,, WI
m. ABT 1871
  1. Charles Laurence NELSON1883 - 1977
m. 10 JUL 1917
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Name Charles Laurence NELSON
Gender Male
Birth[1] 22 SEP 1883 Sturgeon Bay,, WI
Marriage 10 JUL 1917 Sturgeon Bay, WIto Myra Elizabeth BANTA
Education? BA, Bus Admin, U of Wisconsin; Vocational Ed credential from UCLA, early 1920's
Occupation? Industrial arts teacher, 25 years Los Angeles City Schools; started at Belvedere JH.
Death[2] 13 JUN 1977 Malibu, Los Angeles, CA
Burial[3][5] 15 JUN 1977 Evergreen Cem, El Centro,Imperial CA

1. Possible ref: "Colemans and Bunkers" Charles' mother was related to Benjamin Franklin's mother (Folger?). HSB

2. First person to enlist in Sturgeon's Bay's Company F of the Wisconsin National Guard. Commissioned 2nd Lt USA, October 1917; served in France 1917-19 as billeting officer arranging troop housing in French villages.

Discharged as Second Lieutenant, of Infantry, 5 April 1919 at Presidio of San Francisco, CA. No battles, engagements, skirmishes - No medals - No wound chevrons - Two gold service chevrons - No travel pay.

Honorable Discharge registered at Door Co, WI, Register's Office, 29 September,1919, Vol. 1 of Honorable Discharges, page 284 (84?).

3. Nephew: Charles R. (Bob) Nelson, 679 Cottonwood Circle, Laredo TX 78041, 956-723-6266 (2000) 4. Resided Catalina St, Los Angeles. Later built home at 6734 Zumirez Dr. on Pt.Dume, Malibu, CA. Built new home on adjacent lot, 6744 Zumirez where he and Myra lived the remainder of their lives. Bill and Leone Stevenson reside there (2000). 5. Charles' relatives: Charlotte Holcomb, Dulzura, CA; Martha Goodwin, San Diego; Natalia Kelley, Fayetteville, AR; Col. Charles R. Nelson, Laredo, TX; Theodore Swanson, East Troy, WI; John Swanson, Spruce Pine, NC.

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  5. Block 3, Lot 48, Grave 3