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  Cochran, Nielsen
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  2006-01-01  
 
NameNielsen Cochran
Address3475 Seven Springs Road
Raymond, Mississippi 39154, United States
EmailNone
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Born January 00, 1941
Died Still Living (74 years)
ContributorScottĀ³
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Aug 08, 2007 11:47am
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InfoNielsen Cochran was born in Pontotoc, Mississippi, in 1941. His family moved to Byram, Mississippi, in 1946, where he graduated from high school. A former professional baseball player for the Baltimore Orioles, he attended Mississippi College and Northern State College in South Dakota.

Nielsen was elected Jackson City Commissioner in 1977 and re-elected in 1981. He was elected Central District Public Service Commissioner in 1983 and is currently serving his fifth term.

He is a member of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissions. He served as President of the Central Mississippi Planning and Development District and is a past member of the National League of Cities Transportation and Communication Policy Committee. He was appointed to a three year term on the National Liquid Hazardous Material Board by Labor Secretary Elizabeth Dole.

Nielsen is the son of the late Mr. W. H. Cochran and the late Mrs. Emma Grace Cochran and brother of Senator Thad Cochran. He is married to the former Connie Dell of Aberdeen, South Dakota, and they have two sons, Scot and Jason.


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