Carl attended the Lake Prairie School in West Creek Twp., and is a 1952 graduate of Lowell High School.
He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Nelson, Sr., and his wife Julie is the former Julie Morrow, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Neal Morrow of Eagle Creek Township.
Department of the Army:
This is to certify that the Secretary of the Army has awarded the ARMY COMMENDATION MEDAL to Captain Carl L. Nelson, Jr., 05241483, MEDICAL CORPS for Meritorious Service beyond the call of duty at Kenner Army Medical Center, Fort Lee, Virginia, from September 1966 to July 1968, given under my hand in the City of Washington, this 23rd day of July, 1968, signed Victor J. MacLaughlin, Major General, USA, and Stanly R. Resor, Secretary of the Army.
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