Carl O Nelson M D C
Posted By: County Coordinator (email)
Date: 6/1/2010 at 18:56:23
Dr Carl O Nelson of Ogden, Iowa is not only very successful in the field of veterinary surgery but also conducts a profitable livery business. Dr Nelson is yet a comparatively young man and stands but o the threshold of a successful career. He was born in Des Moines, Iowa July 23, 1880 and is a son of Peter and Mary (Anderson) Nelson, natives of Sweden who after crossing the ocean located in Des Moines, Iowa, at an early day in that city’s history. The father was a grading contractor and also gave considerable attention to farming, following both occupations to the end of his days. He passed away March 15, 1905, being survived by his wife.
Dr Nelson was reared and educated Des Moines. After completing his preliminary education he entered the Chicago Veterinary College, from which he came to Ogden, where he established himself in practice He has ever since been located in this city and has built up a large and profitable patronage. He is well versed in the scientific branches of veterinary surgery and in the years that have passed has gained in experience. Some time after locating here Dr Nelson acquired a livery barn ,which he is now conducting and which is the only barn in Ogden. He buys and sells horses and mules and his judgment of these animals is entirely to be relied upon. In all his business pursuits he has proven himself a man of honorable principles and in full measure enjoys the confidence of those who have business relations with him.
In March 1910, Dr Nelson was united in marriage to Miss Effie Olson a daughter of Carl and Mary Olson, natives of Sweden, who were pioneers of Sac county, this state. Both father and mother are now living retired at Odebolt, Iowa. Mr ad Mrs Nelson are popular in social circles of Ogden. Fraternally he is a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and gives his political allegiance to the republican party, although he has no aspirations for public office. He takes a lively interests in the development of his section and is ever ready to give his support to beneficial measurers. Although yet young in years, he owns a valuable business and a handsome residence. Along professional lines he is connected with the Iowa and Missouri Valley Veterinary Associations and in exchanging views with eh brethren of his profession keeps in touch with the latest scientific developments in veterinary science. His religious faith is that of the Swedish Lutheran church. Dr Nelson is a valuable citizen of Ogden, who through his activities contributes toward the advancement of this city.
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