William B Anderson (1912 - 1994)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

William B Anderson’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of William so that his life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit William’s biography.

William B Anderson Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of William B Anderson and his immediate Anderson family. Add to William B Anderson's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with his family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for William.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of William B Anderson? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Orlando, Orange County, Florida

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did William finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did William attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what William did for a living or if he had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if William B Anderson is a military veteran.

Middle name

B

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add William's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add William's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was William a religious man? Add William’s religion

Gender

Male

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of William during various points of his life.

Timeline

1912 - In the year that William B Anderson was born, in October, former President Theodore Roosevelt was shot, but not killed, while campaigning for another term as President with the newly created Bull Moose (Progressive) Party. John Schrank was a Bavarian-born saloon-keeper from New York who had been stalking Roosevelt when he shot him just before a campaign speech. Shot in the chest (and showing the audience his bloody shirt), Roosevelt went on to give a 55 to 90 minute talk (reports vary on the length) before being treated for the injury. After 8 days in the hospital, Roosevelt went back on the campaign trail.

1922 - When he was just 10 years old, on June 22, coal miners in Herrin Illinois, were on strike (coal miners had been on strike nationally since April 1). The striking miners were outraged at the strikebreakers (scabs) that the company had brought in and laid siege to the mine. Three union workers were killed when gunfire was exchanged. The next day, union miners killed 23 strikebreakers and mine guards. No one, on either side, ever faced jail time.

1932 - He was 20 years old when on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

1977 - By the time he was 65 years old, on January 21st, President Carter pardoned "draft dodgers" - men who avoided the draft during the Vietnam War. He fulfilled a campaign promise with the pardon. But it only applied to civilian evaders - the estimated 500,000 to 1 million active-duty personnel who went AWOL were not included.

1994 - In the year of William B Anderson's passing, on May 6th, the Channel Tunnel or "Chunnel" was officially opened. The Chunnel is a railway tunnel beneath the English Channel that connects Great Britain to mainland France. Original plans for such a tunnel were developed in 1802 and approved by Napoleon Bonaparte but the British rejected the plan fearing that Napoleon would use the railway to invade.

William B Anderson Family Tree

Who was William’s parents? Did he get married and did they have children? Share William’s family tree to share his legacy and genealogy pedigree.

William's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
William B Anderson
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from William's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of William B Anderson is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to his obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

William B Anderson passed away on January 18, 1994 at 81 years old. There is no known cause of death. He was born on March 25, 1912. There is no information about William's family. We know that William B Anderson had been residing in Orlando, Orange County, Florida.

Memories

What do you remember about William B Anderson? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that William is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of William B Anderson

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources