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James Nelson's Biography
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James 'Jim' B. Nelson
Wife: Cheryl; 4 Children: Sibela, Judy, David, Nelson
East St. Louis, IL
BA English, English, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1972
Candidate, South Carolina House of Representatives, District 85, 2010
Candidate, South Carolina House of Representatives, District 85, 2008
Vice Chair, Eden, New York Republican Committee, 1985-1988
No caucus information on file.
Syndicated columnist, 18 daily newspapers
Founder/owner, 3 businesses ranging in size from 12 to 300 employees
Author, Readers Digest, Family Handyman and Flower & Garden magazines
President, Flagler and Nelson Advertising, 1972-1990
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
South Carolina Commissioner, Clan Hamilton.
Vice-Chair, Eden, NY Republican Committee
Member, First Board of Directors, Lake Murray Homeowners Association
Board member, Garden Writers Association of America
President, Irmo Democratic Club
President, Ken-Ton Republican Couples Club
Board member, Western New York Nurserymens Association
Advisor, Service Corps of Retired Executives, 2004-2006
Board Member, Graphic Arts Council of WNY, 1974
President, Ken-Ton Republican Couples Club, 1972
President, Niagara Frontier Advertising Association, 1970
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