Tom Anderson (1907 - 1987)

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Chattanooga National Cemetery
Section VV Site 1161,
1200 Bailey Avenue, Chattanooga, Tn

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Ringgold, Catoosa County, Georgia

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: SFC
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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1907 - In the year that Tom Anderson was born, the second Hague peace conference was called by Russia in the Netherlands. While nothing was settled regarding the matter of peace among nations, many resolutions were passed (and accepted by many nations) about the conventions of war - especially the protection of noncombatants.

1914 - At the age of merely 7 years old, Tom was alive when President Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation designating Mother's Day, the second Sunday in May, as a national holiday to honor mothers. Anna Jarvis had championed a Mother's Day for years but Congress had joked a few years earlier that then they would have to proclaim a "Mother-in-law's Day" as well. The President who championed a woman's right to vote also created a day in their honor.

1936 - By the time he was 29 years old, on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

1940 - At the age of 33 years old, Tom was alive when in July, Billboard published its first Music Popularity Chart. Top recordings of the year were Tommy Dorsey's "I'll Never Smile Again" (vocal Frank Sinatra) - 12 weeks at the top, Bing Crosby's "Only Forever" - 9 weeks at the top, and Artie Shaw's "Frenesi" - 12 weeks at the top.

1987 - In the year of Tom Anderson's passing, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

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Tom Anderson died on April 5, 1987 at 80 years old. There is no known cause of death for Tom. He was buried in Chattanooga National Cemetery Section VV Site 1161, Chattanooga, Tn. He was born on March 17, 1907. We have no information about Tom's family or relationships. We know that Tom Anderson had been residing in Ringgold, Catoosa County, Georgia.

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