Edward Sheffield Nelson

Title: Lawyer

Company: Jack, Lyon & Jones, P. A.

Location: Little Rock, AR United States


  • Inductee, Worldwide Lifetime Achievement (2017)
  • Recipient, Arkansan of the Year Award, Easter Seals (2010)
  • Recipient, Best Citizen Award, “Arkansas Times” (2009)
  • Recipient, Living Legend Award, Arkansas Business (2009)
  • Recipient, Municipal Law Award, Arkansas Ducks Unlimited (2008)
  • Recipient, First Legacy Award, Junior Achievement, State of Arkansas (2008)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Services Award, Ducks Unlimited (2007)
  • Recipient, Jerry Jones Sportsman Award, Arkansas Ducks Unlimited (2007)
  • Honoree, Philanthropist of the Year, American Lung Association (2003)
  • Honoree, Conservationist of the Year, Arkansas Wildlife Federation (2002)
  • Recipient, Ben T. Laney Leadership Award, Sigma Tau Gamma (2000)
  • Recipient, First Distinguished Alumnus Award, University of Central Arkansas (1987)
  • Honoree, Humanitarian of the Year, National Conference of Christians and Jews (1983)
  • Honoree, Citizen of the Year, Arkansas Chapter, March Of Dimes (1983)
  • Honoree, Best Chief Executive Officer in Natural Gas Industry, “The Wall Street Transcript” (1983)
  • Recipient, Top Management Award, Sales and Marketing Executives Association (1977)
  • Honoree, America’s Ten Outstanding Young Men, United States Junior Chamber of Commerce (1974)
  • Honoree, Arkansas’ Outstanding Young Man, Arkansas Junior Chamber of Commerce (1973)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who In Finance and Business, Marquis Who’s Who (2004-2010)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in Finance and Industry, Marquis Who’s Who (1996-1997)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in America, Marquis Who’s Who (1987-2016)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in American Law, Marquis Who’s Who (1992-2010, 2012, 2015-2016)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, Marquis Who’s Who (1995-1996, 2001-2016)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the World, Marquis Who’s Who (1989-1992, 2006-2016)


  • Doctor of Jurisprudence, University of Arkansas
  • Bachelor of Law, Arkansas Law School
  • Bachelor of Sciences, University of Central Arkansas

Contact Edward Sheffield Nelson:

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.