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Floyd Edward Anderson

Floyd Edward Anderson, American author. Recipient award Catholic War Vets New Jersey, 1956; decorated knight of St. Gregory, 1959.

Background

  • Anderson, Floyd Edward was born on July 15, 1906 in Superior, Wisconsin, United States. Son of John Elmer and Paula (Hagen) Anderson.

  • Career

    • Editorial assistant American magazine, New York City, 1932-1936. Engaged in private business, 1936-1945. Sales manager American Press, New York City, 1945-1948.

      Managing editor Catholic Light, Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1948-1951, Advocate, Newark, 1951-1961, Register system of papers, Denver, 1961-1962, Center California Register, Fresno, 1962-1963. Director North Carolina News Service (United States Catholic Conference), Washington, 1963-1969. Vice president International Federation Catholic Press Agencies, 1968-1969.

      Editor The New World, Chicago, 1969-1976. Member advisory board Arlington (Virginia) Catholic Herald, 1976-1986, also board directors, 1977-1986.

    Works

    Membership

    Board directors Pederson Family Association, 1977-1979, 81-85. Member Catholic Press Association (board directors 1954-1963, secretary 1954-1959, vice president 1959-1961, president 1961-1963, St. Francis de Sales award 1963), International Federation Directors Catholic Publications (vice president 1967-1969), International Catholic Federation Newspapers and Publications (vice president 1971-1976).

    Connections

    • Married Joy Eder, October 29, 1932. Children– Joan (Mistress J. Anderson Holleman), Peter, Thomas, Martin, Joseph, Mary Teresa (Mistress J. Fred Carey), Stephen.
    • father: John Elmer Anderson
    • mother: Paula (Hagen) Anderson
    • spouse: Joy Eder
    • children: Joan Anderson (Mistress J. Anderson Holleman)
    • Peter Anderson
    • Thomas Anderson
    • Martin Anderson
    • Joseph Anderson
    • Mary Teresa Anderson (Mistress J. Fred Carey)
    • Stephen Anderson
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    Nationality
    • 1932 - 1936
      Editorial assistant, American magazine
    • 1936 - 1945
      engaged in private business
    • 1945 - 1948
      sales manager, American Press
    • 1948 - 1951
      managing editor Catholic Light
      Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1951 - 1961
      managing editor Catholic Light
      Newark, Ohio, United States
    • 1961 - 1962
      managing editor Catholic Light
      Denver, Colorado, United States
    • 1962 - 1963
      managing editor Catholic Light
      Fresno, California, United States
    • 1963 - 1969
      director, North Carolina News Service (United States Catholic Conference)
      Washington, United States
    • 1968 - 1969
      vice president, International Federation Catholic Press Agencies
    • 1969 - 1976
      editor The New World
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
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