Russell S Anders (1913 - 1995)

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Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania

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Elizabeth Frances Masterson Anders

Elizabeth Frances Masterson Anders

Unknown boy - "Lil Lord Fauntleroy?"

Unknown boy - "Lil Lord Fauntleroy?"

James Franklin Anders

James Franklin Anders

Flora Alice Anders

Flora Alice Anders

Arthur Julius Anders

Arthur Julius Anders

Rose Marie Frosch

Rose Marie Frosch

Braxton and Mary Anders

Braxton and Mary Anders

Charles Sesserote Brown Family 1955

Charles Sesserote Brown Family 1955

The old still

The old still

John Henry

John Henry

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War War II Buddies

Samuel Roberts Family

Samuel Roberts Family

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Anders-Trost Connection Elizabeth Frances Masterson Anders Unknown boy - "Lil Lord Fauntleroy?" James Franklin Anders

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1913 - In the year that Russell S Anders was born, Woodrow Wilson became the 28th President of the United States in March. Previously the Governor of New Jersey and President of Princeton University, he was the first Southerner to serve as President since Zachary Taylor, over 60 years previous. A Democrat, he led the U.S. during World War I and championed the League of Nations.

1918 - When he was only 5 years old, on November 11th, an armistice was signed between the Allies and Germany, ending the fighting on the Western Front in World War I. This meant a complete defeat of Germany although Germany never formally surrendered. It took another six months of negotiations to sign an actual peace treaty between the warring parties.

1924 - At the age of merely 11 years old, Russell was alive when on January 21st, Vladimir Lenin, a leader of the Russian Revolution and the first leader of the Soviet Union died. He had survived two assassination attempts but had subsequent physical problems, suffering 3 strokes. He was in such great pain, it is said that he asked Stalin to poison him. The circumstances of his death are still disputed. He did oppose Stalin as the next leader - nonetheless, Stalin won a power struggle and ruled as a Soviet dictator until his death in 1953.

1925 - He was just 12 years old when on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

1995 - In the year of Russell S Anders's passing, on May 19th, the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil - before 9/11 - took place in Oklahoma City. A truck bomb went off outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown - killing 68 people, injuring more than 680 others, and destroying one-third of the building. The most disturbing images were of children - a daycare center was hit by the bomb. The deadliest incident of domestic terrorism ever, Timothy McVeigh, Terry Nichols, and Michael Fortier were convicted of the bombing.

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Russell S Anders passed away in January 1995 at 81 years of age. No cause of death has been listed for Russell. He was born on January 4, 1913. We have no information about Russell's family or relationships. We know that Russell S Anders had been residing in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.

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