Biography of Arne T. Nelson
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NELSON, Arne Thorstein, manufacturing machinist; born, Tonsberg, Norway, Oct. 23, 1878; son of Andrew A. and Arnesen (Maren) Nelson; educated in public schools of London, England, and the Newark Technical School of Newark, N. J.; married, June 27, 1908, Hatta Tomlinson, of Chesterfield, Mich.; 2 children: Frank Thayer, Natalie. Came to America, 1892; learned tool making in New York; removed to Detroit, 1904, With Cadillac Motor Car Co., as a tool maker; then successively became superintendent Welch Motor Car Co., Pontiac, Mich.; assistant to the designer Aero Car Co., Detroit; general foreman Rainier Motor Car Co., Saginaw, Mich.; vicepresident and manager, Vulcan Gear Works, Detroit; organized the Nelson Peterson Manufacturing Co., May, 1909, title changed spring of 1913 to The Nelson Blauck Manufacturing Co., manufacturers of the Nelson adjustable two spindle drill heads, of which is vice president and general manager. Member Northeastern Business Men's Association. Recreations: outdoor sports. Residence: 220 Alger Ave. Office: Clay and Dubois Sts.

From:
The Book of Detroiters
A Biographical Dictionary
Of Leading Living Men
Of The City of Detroit

Second Edition 1914
Edited By: Albert Nelson Marquis
A. N. Marquis & Company
Chicago 1914.

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