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John Nelson's Biography
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John E. Nelson
Wife: Judith; 3 Children: Martha, Andrew, J. Braden
JD, Creighton University, 1964
BA, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 1957
Assembly Member, Nebraska State General Assembly, 2007-2014
Lieutenant Governor, State of Nebraska, 2014
Member, Douglas County Republican Central Committee, 1970-1978
Member, Nebraska Republican State Central Committee, 1974-1978
Member, Sentencing and Recidivism Task Force
Chief Deputy Commissioner, Douglas County Election Commission, Omaha, 1970-1978
Attorney, John E. Nelson, Attorney at Law, 1969-present
Former Supply Officer, Olathe Naval Air Station
Commander, United States Naval Reserve, 1964-1986
Attorney, William B. Craig and Associates, 1964-1969
Commander, United States Navy, 1957-1960
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, Omaha Lawyer Referral Committee, 1972-present
Former Member, Bible Study Fellowship International
Member, First Presbyterian Church
Member, Nebraska Bar Association
Member, Omaha Bar Association
President, Board of Advisors, Omaha Presbyterian Seminary Foundation, 2005
Board Member, Central High School Foundation, 2000-2002
Co-President, Central High School Parents, Educators, Pupils, 2000-2002
Fellow, Nebraska State Bar Foundation, 1998
President, Kiwanis Club of Omaha, Incorporated, 1982
Member, Douglas County Young Republicans, 1964-1970
Member, Omaha Toastmasters Club #229, 1969
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