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William H. Anderson Jr. AMP ’44

William H. Anderson Jr. AMP ’44, August 15, 2006, in Richmond, Virginia. William attended Reed in the U.S. Army Premeteorology Program, and served as a medic in World War II and as a chaplain in the Korean War. He was a member of the U.S. Air Force Reserve, retiring as in 1982. He received a BA from Wheaton College in philosophy in 1941, an MDiv from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary in 1949, and a PhD from New York University in religion in 1958. He was a professor of sociology at Virginia Union University and a Presbyterian minister in several locations, including Ohio, New York, and Pennsylvania. William was a member of Bethel Beach Preservation, Mathews County Ministerial Association, and the Archeological Society. Survivors include his wife, Lucille Thomas Anderson; two sons and a daughter; four granddaughters; and a great-grandson.

Appeared in Reed magazine: August 2008

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