Nelson, John Mandt, 1870-1955

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John Nelson was born in Sweden on November 24, 1872. He came to Helena about 1890 at age 18 and became a citizen in November 1900 in Helena. He briefly worked as a miner in Elkhorn and then moved to Helena where he worked as a cement finisher on the Shrine Temple and for road construction companies. He married Mary Olson in November 1902. She died in 1910. He later married Anna Marie Nelson in 1921. John Nelson died January 9, 1958.

From the description of John Nelson papers, 1903-2009, bulk, 1903-1934. (Montana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 317481770

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referencedIn Wheeler, Burton K. (Burton Kendall), 1882-1975,. Oral history interview with Burton K. Wheeler [sound recording], 1956. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Nelson, John, 1872-1958. John Nelson papers, 1903-2009, bulk, 1903-1934. Montana Historical Society Library
referencedIn William Thomas Rawleigh Papers, 1911-1931 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Davidson, James O., 1854-1922. James O. Davidson papers, 1885-1919. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Deinard, Amos Spencer. Amos S. Deinard papers, 1911-1968. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn Ross, Edward Alsworth, 1866-1951. Papers, 1859-1969. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Sigman, Samuel, 1899-1976. Samuel Sigman papers, 1922-1953. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Nelson, John Mandt, 1870-1955. Papers. 1897-1977. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Oswald Garrison Villard papers, 1872-1949. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Ekern, Herman Lewis, 1872-1954. Herman Lewis Ekern papers, 1872-1954. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
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associatedWith Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941. person
associatedWith Clark, Champ, 1850-1921. person
associatedWith Claude, L. W. person
associatedWith Davidson, James O., 1854-1922. person
associatedWith Deinard, Amos Spencer. person
associatedWith Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931. person
associatedWith Ekern, Herman Lewis, 1872-1954. person
associatedWith Evjue, William Theodore, 1882-1970. person
associatedWith Frear, James A. (James Archibald), 1861-1939. person
associatedWith Gale, Zona, 1874-1938. person
associatedWith Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924. person
associatedWith James, Ada Lois, 1876-1952. person
associatedWith La Follette, Belle Case, 1859-1931. person
associatedWith La Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion), 1895-1953. person
associatedWith La Guardia, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry), 1882-1947. person
associatedWith Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975. person
associatedWith Longworth, Nicholas, 1869-1931. person
associatedWith Nelson, Grace. person
associatedWith O'Shea, M. V. (Michael V.), 1866-1932. person
associatedWith Rawleigh, R. T. person
correspondedWith Rawleigh, William Thomas, 1870-1951 person
associatedWith Republican Party corporateBody
associatedWith Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919. person
associatedWith Ross, Edward Alsworth, 1866-1951. person
associatedWith Sigman, Samuel, 1899-1976. person
associatedWith United States. Congress corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Congress. House. corporateBody
correspondedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
associatedWith Wheeler, Burton K. (Burton Kendall), 1882-1975, person
associatedWith Witte, Edwin E. (Edwin Emil), 1887-1960. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Helena (Mont.)
United States
Religion and politics
Swedish Americans
Progressivism (United States politics)


Birth 1870-10-10

Death 1955-01-29



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SNAC ID: 9860922