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Leonard Troy Anderson, American columnist. Recipient Distinguished Journalism Alumnus award Marshall University, 1985. With United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945.

Background

Anderson, Leonard Troy was born on January 1, 1921 in Hinton, West Virginia, United States. Son of Wilbur Harland and Georgia Ethel (Michael) Anderson.

Education

AB, Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia, 1942. Doctor Letters (honorary), West Virginia State College, 1984.

Career

Reporter, Hinton Daily News, 1946-1948;editor, Hinton Daily News, 1948-1950;reporter, Charleston (West Virginia) Gazette, 1950-1952;city editor, Charleston (West Virginia) Gazette, 1952-1966;associate editor, Charleston (West Virginia) Gazette, 1966-1983;columnist, Charleston Daily Mail, since 1985.

Membership

With United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945.

Connections

Married Anna Jean McCarthy, January 17, 1946. Children: Martha, John.

father:
Wilbur Harland Anderson

mother:
Georgia Ethel (Michael) Anderson

spouse:
Anna Jean McCarthy

children:
Martha Anderson

John Anderson