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Anderson, Clyde Elmer (C. Elmer)

Born: 1912 AD
Died: 1998 AD, at 85 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Politician


1912 - Anderson was born in Brainerd, Minnesota on March 16th. American Republican politician.

1926 - His first job was delivering newspapers, while helping out on the family farm near Brainerd.

1928 - He attended the University of Minnesota hoping to become a doctor, but could not continue his studies because of financial constraints.

1937 - Anderson married Lillian Otterstad and they had 3 children.

1939 - Anderson's political career began, when he began serving two terms as the lieutenant governor of Minnesota.

1945-1951 - He was defeated for a third term, but was again elected to that post.

         - Anderson was appointed governor, himself, when Governor Luther W. Youngdahl accepted an appointment to a federal judgeship.

1960 - Anderson was elected mayor of Nisswa, Minnesota and served two years in that post.

1976-1986 - He went on to serve as mayor of Brainerd, Minnesota.

1998 - He died on January 22nd at the age of 85.


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