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Lawyer

Carl Magnus Anderson, American lawyer. Recipient Outstanding Achievement award University of Minnesota, 1968. Member Association Bar City New York, American Bar. Association, American Society Corporate Sections (past vice-president, director), Phi Beta Kappa Associates, Iron Wedge, Phi Beta Kappa, Theta Delta Chi, Phi Delta Phi, Phi Sigma Phi.

Background

Anderson, Carl Magnus was born on January 10, 1905 in Gary, South Dakota, United States. Son of H.A. and Emma (Johnson) Anderson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts cum laude, University of Minnesota, 1927. Juris Doctor, 1930, Doctor of Laws, Wagner College, 1966, Upsala College, 1970.

Career

Bookkeeper, First National Bank, Grantsburg, Wisconsin, 1922-1924. Admitted to Minnesota bar, 1930, New York bar, 1932, Supreme Court of the United States Court bar, 1938. Associate Root, Clark, Buckner & Ballantine, New York City, 1930-1934.

Head legal department Merck & Company, Inc. Rahway, New Jersey, 1934-1948, assistant secretary, 1937-1948, assistant to president, 1942-1950, director foreign activities, 1950-1952, secretary, 1956-1970, director, 1969-1970. Vice president Merck (N.A.), Inc., 1952-1954, Merck-Sharp & Dohme International Division, 1954-1956.

President, Merck Company Foundation, 1964-1970. Board of directors United Negro College Fund, nat. campaign chairman, 1964, 65. Trustee Clara Maass Memorial Hospital.

Board fellows Union College, chairman of the board of trustees Upsala College Treasurer Lutheran Church in American, director Common Investing Fund.

Membership

Member Association Bar City New York, American Bar. Association, American Society Corporate Sections (past vice-president, director), Phi Beta Kappa Associates, Iron Wedge, Phi Beta Kappa, Theta Delta Chi, Phi Delta Phi, Phi Sigma Phi. Clubs: University (New York City).

Connections

Married Ida Johnson, August 16, 1930. Children: Eric Hall, John Anders, Mary Lisa.

father:
H.A. Anderson

mother:
Emma (Johnson) Anderson

spouse:
Ida Johnson

children:
Eric Hall Anderson

John Anders Anderson

Mary Lisa Anderson