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William Coleman Anderson
Birth: Jul. 10, 1853
Tusculum
Greene County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Sep. 8, 1902
Newport
Cocke County
Tennessee, USA

U.S. Congressman. Graduating from Tusculum College, in 1876, he studied law, was assistant clerk of Cocke County, (1877-78), was admitted to the bar in 1878 and commenced to practice law in Newport, Tennessee. He was a member of the Tennessee State House of Representatives, (1881-83) and chief examiner in the General Land Office at Washington, D.C., (1889-93). In 1895, he was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fourth Congress, serving until 1897. An unsuccessful candidate for re-nomination, he was founder-editor of Plain Talk newspaper and a member of the Newport City Council at the time of his death at age 49. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Blanche Gouchenour Anderson (1856 - 1940)*
 
 Children:
  Herbert G. Anderson (1885 - 1968)*
  William Coleman Anderson (1892 - 1936)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Union Cemetery
Newport
Cocke County
Tennessee, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Sep 29, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7932106
William Coleman Anderson
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
William Coleman Anderson
Added by: Dr. Bob Schneider
 
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