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Indiana authors and their books 1917-1966.
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NELSON, FRANK CARLETON: 1878-

Frank Carleton Nelson was born in De Kalb County, Ind., on Dec. 12, 1878, the son of Lorenzo D. and Alvina Keeran Nelson. He attended Auburn High School and taught for three years in the public schools of De Kalb County. On Oct. 5, 1904, he married Marie Lois Weamer and they had one daughter, Josephine. Nelson worked as a traveling salesman for the major part of his business career. He wrote his first poem while a student in country school. He has read much of his poetry over Chicago radio stations WGN and WLS and became known as Indiana 's Radio Poet.

Information from Roll Indiana, One Hundred and Fifty Years of American Development.

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