Harvey Frans Nelson, Jr.

Harvey Frans Nelson Jr (born January 6, 1924) was United States Ambassador to Swaziland from 1985 to 1988. Nelson was born in 1924 in Long Beach, California, grandson of Nebraska Senator George William Norris. He served on active duty in the military from 1943 to 1946. He was then appointed the job position of the Ambassador to Swaziland on August 1, 1985. July 11, 1985 President Ronald Reagan announced his intention to nominate Harvey Frans Nelson, Jr., a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador of the United States of America to the Kingdom of Swaziland. He would succeed Robert H. Phinny. Prior to entering government service, Mr. Nelson was a political science instructor at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, ME, in 1950-1951. Mr. Nelson entered the Foreign Service in 1951. In 1952-1953 he served as consular officer at the U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen, Denmark, to be followed as political officer in 1953-1955. He returned to the Department as a political analyst in the Office of Intelligence Research in 1955-1957 and then took Finnish language training at the Foreign Service Institute. Mr.

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Date of birth
1924

Education

1. Occidental College Colleges/University

Occidental College is a private, coeducational liberal arts college located in the Eagle Rock neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. Founded in 1887, Occidental College, or "Oxy" as it is called by students and alumni, is one of the oldest liberal arts colleges on the West Coast. The college is noted for its combination of rigorous academic programs, a small yet diverse student body, and the resources of one of the world's major cities. Occidental students have won 10 Rhodes Scholarships, 13 Truman Scholarships, 55 Watson Fellowships and, since 2003, 60 Fulbright Scholarships. The college is among the top 10 percent of liberal arts institutions whose graduates go on to earn Ph.D.s. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching selected Occidental as a community engagement institution, becoming one of a handful of liberal arts colleges to be so designated for its commitment to mutually beneficial collaboration with its surrounding communities.

Type Liberal arts college
Endowment
2012. 331 mil. $
2011. 343 mil. $
Institution colors
Founded
April 20th, 1887
Headquarters
1600 Campus Road, 90041 - Los Angeles, California
Undergraduates
2012. 2,177
2010. 2,089
2009. 1,972
Postgraduates
2012. 1
2010. 13
Acceptance rate
2012. 39.4 %
2011. 42.0 %
2010. 39.0 %
Local tuition
2014. 47 K $
2013. 46.7 K $
2012. 43.5 K $
2010. 39.9 K $
Official web page www.oxy.edu
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