H. C. NelsonRepublican
Hans Christian Nelson
Born: October 25, 1886 in Germany (or Denmark)
Married: Esther Jones (m. 1913)
Children: Two daughters
Died: May 29, 1939 in San Francisco, CA
1914-1921: Deputy District Attorney, Humboldt County
- FATHER OF THE CODE: Herbert C. Jones, Nelson, and George W. Rochester authored SB 18 (1931), which established the California Probate Code.
- An incumbent who lost their party primary (in 1932).
Source: California Blue Book (1911), (1928), (1932)