Log In

Thomas Jefferson Anderson Edit Profile

public speaker , publisher , syndicated columnist

Thomas Jefferson Anderson, American Publisher, rancher, public speaker, syndicated columnist. Recipient Liberty awards Congress of Freedom, since 1964, Public Address award Freedoms Foundation Valley Forge, 1959, 60; named Man of Year God and Country Rally, 1966.

Background

Anderson, Thomas Jefferson was born on November 7, 1910 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Son of William J. and Nancy Lucas (Joseph) Anderson.

Education

Bachelor, Vanderbilt University, 1934. Bachelor of Laws (honorary), Bob Jones University, 1967.

Career

Securities salesman, Gray-Shillinglaw & Company, Nashville, 1934-1936;salesman, Nunn-Schwab Securities Company, 1936-1939;manager unlisted securities department, J.C. Bradford Company, 1939-1943;Southern sales manager, Southern Agriculturist, Nashville, 1943-1947;owner, public, Southern Farm Publs., 1947-1971;owner, public, Farm and Ranch magazine, 1953-1963;owner, public, American Way Features (national newspaper syndicate)owner, public, Straight Talk (weekly newsletter Anderson Enterprises)radio commentator, world traveler.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Straight Talk, 1967, Silence Is Not Golden It's Yellow, 1973.

Religion

Baptism is something you do in obedience to God, but it is not essential for salvation. In other words, salvation is something God does for us, while baptism is something we do for God.

Politics

Churches should be encouraged to teach and preach biblical truth on moral issues and to urge their members to vote according to their beliefs, convictions, and values.

Views

Anyone may appear in hardship and poverty. Never give up in pursuit of happiness and one day you will find yourself in the right place, where God gives the sense of joy and assurances you are looking for.

Membership

Vice presidential candidate American Party, 1972, national chairman, 1976-1978, presidential nominee, 1976. Member council John Birch Society, 1959-1976. National chairman We-the-People, 1966-1972.

Lieutenant United States Navy, 1943-1946. Member American Agricultural Editors Association (president 1954), Phi Delta Theta (president Tennessee Alpha chapter 1934, province president 1936-1939), Omicron Delta Kappa.

Connections

Married Carolyn Montague Jennings, December 24, 1936. 1 child, Carolyn A. Porter.

father:
William J. Anderson

mother:
Nancy Lucas (Joseph) Anderson

spouse:
Carolyn Montague Jennings

child:
Carolyn A. Porter Anderson