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Leo Sheridan Anderson, American writer. Recipient Editor of Best Single Issue of Trade Magazine award American Business Press, 1963. With United States Army, 1943-1946, European Theatre of Operations. Member Illinois Writers Inc., Prairie State Canoeists, Lake Bluff Yacht Club (board directors 1988), Union League Club Chicago, Roadrunners International.

Background

Anderson, Leo Sheridan was born on October 31, 1924 in Koochiching County, Minnesota, United States. Son of Ray and Olga (Flatness) Anderson.

Education

Bachelor in Journalism, University of Minnesota, 1950.

Career

Newsman, United Press International, Milwaukee, 1950-1952;bureau manager, United Press International, Marion, Illinois, 1953-1955;managing editor, Industrial Marketing Magazine, Chicago, 1955-1964;editor, Office Appliances Magazine, Elmhurst, Illinois, 1964-1968;editor, Telephony Magazine, Chicago, 1968-1980;executive vice president, publication, Telephony Publication Corporation, Chicago, 1981-1987;consultant, Leo Sheridan Anderson Consulting, Gurnee, Illinois, 1988-1994. Freelance writer, Gurnee, since 1991. Christmas tree farmer Fair Wind Farm, Pardeeville, Wisconsin, since 1991.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Down the Mississippi, 1992, (short story) What is it, Daddy?, 1994, award.

Membership

With United States Army, 1943-1946, European Theatre of Operations. Member Illinois Writers Inc., Prairie State Canoeists, Lake Bluff Yacht Club (board directors 1988), Union League Club Chicago, Roadrunners International.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: canoeing, sailing, bicycling, walking.

Connections

Married Phyllis Ann Doherty, January 3, 1953 (deceased June 1976). Children: Kathleen, Thomas, Kristi, Elizabeth, Janet, Michael. Married Rebecca Carlton, December 28, 1978 (divorced September 1991).

Children: Nicholas, David, Tedd, Amy.

father:
Ray Anderson

mother:
Olga (Flatness) Anderson

spouses:
Phyllis Ann Doherty

Rebecca Carlton

children:
Kathleen Anderson

Thomas Anderson

Kristi Anderson

Elizabeth Anderson

Janet Anderson

Michael Anderson

Nicholas Anderson

David Anderson

Tedd Anderson

Amy Anderson