Gaylord Nelson

Gaylord Nelson

Original Name Gaylord Anton Nelson
Birth
Clear Lake, Polk County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 3 Jul 2005 (aged 89)
Kensington, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Burial Clear Lake, Polk County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 11283458 · View Source
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US Senator, Wisconsin Governor. He was the founder of "Earth Day."


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GOVERNOR
1959-1963
U. S. SENATE
1965-1981
FOUNDER
EARTH DAY
1970

PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL OF FREEDOM 1995


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
  • Added: 3 Jul 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11283458
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gaylord Nelson (4 Jun 1916–3 Jul 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11283458, citing Clear Lake Cemetery, Clear Lake, Polk County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .