Howard Curtis NIELSON, Congress, UT (1924)


NIELSON, Howard Curtis, a Representative from Utah; born in Richfield, Sevier County, Utah, September 12, 1924; graduated from Richfield High School, 1942; B.S., University of Utah, Salt Lake City, 1947; M.S., University of Oregon, Eugene, 1949; M.B.A., Stanford University, 1956; Ph.D., Stanford University, 1958; served in the United States Army Air Forces, sergeant, 1943-1946; economist, 1949-1951; consultant, 1951-1957; university professor, 1957-1982; elected to the Utah house of representatives, 1967-1974 and served as speaker, 1973-1974; Associate Commissioner of Higher Education, Utah, 1976-1978; delegate, Utah State Republican conventions, 1960-1982; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-eighth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1983-January 3, 1991); was not a candidate for renomination in 1990 to the One Hundred Second Congress; is a resident of Provo, Utah.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present