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By Jordan
Picture of GaylordNelsonThis is GaylordNelson everyone!
•  Gaylord was welcomed to the world on June 4, 1916.• His childhood home was in Clear Lake, Wisconsin.• When Gaylord was ...
School Gaylord went to Clear Lake Elementary when he  was young. Gaylord also went to Clear Lake High School. When Gayl...
School Gaylord gave a graduation speech when he  graduated in 1934 from Clear Lake High School. He had a rough start in ...
Adult As a adult Gaylord was into politics. Gaylord went to Law School at University of Wisconsin  and graduated from th...
AdultGaylord marriedCarrie Lee andhad three kids.There nameswere Gaylord(boy) , Tia (girl),and last but notleast Jeffrey (...
Death Gaylord Nelson died on July 3, 2005. He was a very successful man and was a very important man to the environment.
Fun Facts! Gaylord had 3 terms as a U.S. Senate. He was a counselor for the Wilderness Society. He ran for Congress but...
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Gaylord nelson

  1. 1. By Jordan
  2. 2. Picture of GaylordNelsonThis is GaylordNelson everyone!
  3. 3. • Gaylord was welcomed to the world on June 4, 1916.• His childhood home was in Clear Lake, Wisconsin.• When Gaylord was a young boy he loved beingoutdoors.• His best friend growing up was Sherman Benson.
  4. 4. School Gaylord went to Clear Lake Elementary when he was young. Gaylord also went to Clear Lake High School. When Gaylord was in High School he was the captain of his football and basketball team. He also played trumpet in the high school band.
  5. 5. School Gaylord gave a graduation speech when he graduated in 1934 from Clear Lake High School. He had a rough start in collage in 1935. He tried 2 small colleges in Wisconsin and realized that he did not have the skills to be a good college student. In 1937 he tried school again and traveled 2,000 miles to San Jose State College in California.
  6. 6. Adult As a adult Gaylord was into politics. Gaylord went to Law School at University of Wisconsin and graduated from there in 1942. He later went to Officer Candidate School and graduated with a rank of second lieutenant. Gaylord was later sent off to a training base called Indiantown Gap Military Reservation in Pennsylvania. Back then black troops were separated from white troops . But, Gaylord didn’t care and the black soldiers became his friends. After he was finished he came back and started to get interested in the environment even more. After a while he came up with the idea of Earth Day. On the first Earth Day more then 2 million people joined in to help.
  7. 7. AdultGaylord marriedCarrie Lee andhad three kids.There nameswere Gaylord(boy) , Tia (girl),and last but notleast Jeffrey (boy).He was also aU.S. Senator anda governor duringhis life time.
  8. 8. Death Gaylord Nelson died on July 3, 2005. He was a very successful man and was a very important man to the environment.
  9. 9. Fun Facts! Gaylord had 3 terms as a U.S. Senate. He was a counselor for the Wilderness Society. He ran for Congress but was defeated. Gaylord lived in a mansion when he was a governor. He was interested in protecting the environment very much throughout his life.
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