Biography - A Short Wiki
Politician and Democrat who was a Wisconsin Senator from 1963 to 1981. He was notably the driving force behind the founding of Earth Day.
He had children named Tia, Gaylord, and Jeffrey with Carrie Lee Dotson, whom he married in 1947.
How did Gaylord Nelson die?
Gaylord Nelson's death was caused by heart attack.
|Cause of death||Heart Attack|
|Age of death||89 years|
|Birthday||June 4, 1916|
|Death date||July 3, 2005|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
Loads of chemicals and hazardous wastes have been introduced into the atmosphere that didn’t even exist in 1948. The environmental condition of the planet is far worse than it was 42 years ago.Gaylord Nelson
Franklin Roosevelt was very concerned about environmental issues.Gaylord Nelson
We must recognize that we’re all part of a web of life around the world. Anytime you extinguish a species, the consequences are serious.Gaylord Nelson
The issues are by some geometric number – 100 or 200 or 500 – times more complicated today than we appreciated them to be when Franklin Roosevelt was around.Gaylord Nelson
If we continue to address the issue of the environment where we live as though we’re the only species that lives here, we’ll create a disaster for ourselves.Gaylord Nelson