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Niels Toft Andersen, American publisher, writer. Recipient Public Servant Citizen of Year award Rotary, Lions, Chamber of Commerce, Cedar Springs, Michigan, 1976.


Andersen, Niels Toft was born on April 1, 1922 in Northampton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Soren Toft and Myrtle Emily (Waite) Andersen.


Bachelor in Foreign Trade, Latin American Institute, New York City, Chicago, 1948.


Traffic department, Ford Motor International, Jersey City, New Jersey, 1948-1952;management trainee, 1952-1955;sales management, 1956-1959;materials control management, Valencia, Venezuela, 1959-1962;production control manager, 1962-1963;system analyst, Ford Motor International, Newark, 1963-1964;public, Cedar Springs (Michigan) Clipper, 1964-1976;public, Dalton (Massachusetts) News Record, 1976-1980;sales manager, Sun Cross, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 1980-1982;campus director, Jordan College Energy Institute, Comstock Park, Michigan, 1982-1988. Board member, 1971-1976, president 1983, Red Flannel Factory, Cedar Springs, Michigan. Director Chamber of Commerce, Cedar Springs, Michigan, 1987-1992.

Co-publisher Bugle, Cedar Springs, Michigan, since 1984.


Member planning commission City of Cedar Springs, Michigan, 1984-1995. Member downtown development authority City of Cedar Springs, 1989-1996. Editor Michigan Concord Coaliton Newsletter, Ada, Michigan, 1995-1996.

Sergeant United States Army, 1942-1946. Member Cedar Springs History Society, Cedar Springs Public Schools.


Married Edna Stoll Andersen, December 21, 1945. Children: Soren Toft Andersen, Beth Emily Andersen, Karen Meier.

Soren Toft Andersen

Myrtle Emily (Waite) Andersen

Edna Stoll Andersen

Soren Toft Andersen

Beth Emily Andersen

Karen Meier Andersen