Death of Gaylord Nelson: Age, Cause of Death, Date of Death, What Really Happened!

Death of Gaylord Nelson

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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?

Politician Gaylord Nelson died in 2005, 89 years old. The cause of death was Heart Attack.

Information about the death of Gaylord Nelson
Cause of deathHeart Attack
Age of death89 years
BirthdayJune 4, 1916
Death dateJuly 3, 2005
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A


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.

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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.

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I think the internal combustion engine will disappear from the streets of our cities in the next thirty years because transportation will be mass transportation, or probably electrical power.

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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.

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In the state of Wisconsin it’s mandated that teachers in the social sciences and hard sciences have to start giving environmental education by the first grade, through high school.

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