John Qunicy Anderson, American educator. Decorated French Medaille de la Reconnaissance. Served to captain Army of the United States, 1940-1946.; Fellow American Studies Association Texas (president 1963-1964),; Member editorial board Mississippi Quarterly, 1963-1975, Computer Studies in Verbal Behavior and the Humanities, 1966-1975, Paisano Books, Texas Folklore Society, 1968-1975.
- Assistant professor McNeese State College, 1952-1953. Faculty Texas A. and M. U., College Station, 1953-1966, Professor of English, 1959-1966, head department, 1962-1966. Professor of English, U. Houston, 1966-1974, professor emeritus, 1974-1975.
Author: Brokenburn: The Journal of Kate Stone, 1955. A Texas Surgeon in the C.S.A., 1957. Louisiana Swamp Doctor: The Life and Writings of Henry Clay Lewis, 1962.
Tales of Frontier Texas, 1966. Campaigning with Parsons’ Texas Cavalry, C.S.A., 1967. John C. Duval, First Texas Man of Letters, 1967.
With the Bark On: Popular Humor of the Old South, 1967. Texas Folk Medicine, 1970. The Liberating Gods: Emerson on Poets and Poetry, 1971.
Born March 30, 1916