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Thomas Milburn Anderson,, American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1959. Recipient Outstanding Young Republican of Illinois award, 1969.


Anderson,, Thomas Milburn was born on December 25, 1934 in Ottawa, Illinois, United States. Son of Thomas Milburn and Bessie Mae (Olson) Anderson.


Student, American University, 1955. Bachelor, Beloit College, 1956. Juris Doctor, University Illinois, 1959.


Assistant state's attorney LaSalle County, Illinois, 1960-1961, magistrate Circuit Court, 1963-1964. Partner Anderson & Anderson, Earlville, since 1964. Special assistant attorney general State of Illinois, 1969-1983.


Member Illinois Agricultural Export Advisory Commission, 1968-1971. Zone chairman Illinois Governor's Task Force Mental Health, 1972. Member Illinois Governor's Advisory Council, 1966-1972.

United States representative European North America Conference Young Political Leaders, Rome, Italy, 1970. Republican candidate for state's attorney of LaSalle County, 1964. Member Finance Committee LaSalle County Republican party, 1965-1970, chairman Central Committee, 1974-1976, precinct committeeman, 1969-1976.

Regional campaign manager Ralph T. Smith for senator, 1970. Vice-chairman Young Republican National Federation, 1969-1971, co-chairman convention, 1969. Illinois 15th Congressional District Republican State Central committeeman, 1974-1982.

Vice chairman Illinois Republican Central Committee, 1978. Deputy general counsel Republican National Committee, 1984, deputy counsel to chairman, since 1985. Member LaSalle County Bar Association (president 1979-1980) Lodges: Elks, Lions.


Married N. Jean Widman, January 29, 1983. Children by previous marriage– Thomas Milburn III, John D., Mark E.