Joseph Arthur Nelson
March 16, 1927
July 20, 2009
1944-45 Spanish Fork High School - Utah (High School)
1946-47 Brigham Young University (College)
1947-48 Brigham Young University (College)
1948-49 Brigham Young University (College)
1949-50 Brigham Young University (College)
1949-50 College All-Stars (Independent)
1950-51 St. Paul Lights (NPBL)
1950-51 Waterloo Hawks (NPBL)
He returned to Utah where he too a job at Dugway Proving Ground for a bit before landing at USS Geneva Steel, where he stayed for 31 years.
He married Phyllis Mae White (1929-2004) in 1949 and they had two daughters and a son.