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Albert Esten Anderson, American publisher. Recipient Distinguished Alumnus award St. Olaf College, 1970.

Background

Anderson, Albert Esten was born on August 29, 1921 in Minneapolis. Son of Albert and Viola (Gullickson) Anderson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, St. Olaf College, 1944;postgraduate, Luther Theological Seminary, 1945;postgraduate, University of Minnesota, 1946;Doctor of Letters, Wartburg College, 1975.

Career

Marketing manager, Augsburg Public House, Minneapolis, 1947-1968;assistant general manager, Augsburg Public House, Minneapolis, 1963-1970;chief Executive officer, Augsburg Public House, Minneapolis, 1970-1987;Chief Executive Officer, Augsburg Fortress Publications, Minneapolis, 1988-1992;president emeritus, Augsburg Fortress Publications, Minneapolis, 1992.

Membership

Board of directors Lutheran Student Foundation Minnesota, 1960-1968, Fairview-Southdale Hospital, 1977-1980, Northwest Bank University, Midway, 1968-1994. Regent Augsburg College, 1964-1970, St. Olaf College, 1974-1987. Served with United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1943.

Served with USNAC, 1944. Member Protestant Church-Owned Publications Association (director) 1963-1992), Trustgard Insurance Company (board directors 1989-1993).

Connections

Married Delores Wennblom, July 17, 1954. Children– Barbara, David.

father:
Albert Anderson

mother:
Viola (Gullickson) Anderson

spouse:
Delores Wennblom

children:
Barbara Anderson

David Anderson