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juvenile probation administrator

Douglas Charles Anderson, American juvenile probation administrator. Certified social worker.


Anderson, Douglas Charles was born on May 14, 1934 in Decatur, Illinois, United States. Son of Douglas Burgess and Linnea Olga (Stone) Anderson.


Bachelor in Sociology, Cornell College, 1956;student, University Chicago, 1956-1958;student, Northwestern University School Law, 1965-1968.


Chief deputy probation officer, Cook County Juvenile Court, Chicago, 1958-1995;tennis umpire, Chicago Professional Tennis Umpires Association, 1970-1975;archaeology tour guide, Irene Kreer & Associations, Chicago, since 1989.


  • Certified social worker.


Naturalist Chicago Audubon Society, since 1974. Board directors Abraham Lincoln Center, Chicago, since 1987, Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference, 1980-1984. Secretary, board directors Hyde Park Co-operation Society, 1986-1996, Joanna C. Menge Memorial Fund, 1987-1996.

Scout master, merit badge counselor Chicago Area Council Boy Scouts of America, since 1959, counselor Du Page County Boys Scouts American. Docent tour guide Lincoln Park Zoological Gardens, since 1971, Chicago Architecture Foundation, since 1989. Volunteer naturalist guide Chicago Park District, since 1974.

Active Chicago Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company Orchestra, since 1960, Northwestern University Philharmonic Orchestra, since 1993, Friends of the Parks. Member Lincoln Park Zoo Docents (president 1980-1982, 25-Year award 1996, 30-Year award 2001), Chicago Audubon Society (board directors since 1974, president 1986-1990, Outstanding Service award 1990, 25 Year service award 1999), Hyde Park History Society (board directors since 1994, Paul Cornell award 1980), Illinois Audubon Society (board directors 1974-1978, 80-84, Service award 1984), Chicago Academy of Sciences (life), Chicago Ornithological Society (life, president 1980-1985), National Society Architectural Historians, Friends of the Parks (20-Year Outstanding Service award 1994), Chicago Society Architectural Historians.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: bird-watching, music, nature, photography, architecture.


Married Virginia Susan Santucci, September 20, 1965 (divorced 1969).

Douglas Burgess Anderson

Linnea Olga (Stone) Anderson

Virginia Susan Santucci