Leader in the College Fraternity Movement for more than 40 years.
World War II veteran of the European Theater, including the Battle of the Bulge and was one of the youngest men ever promoted to the rank of Master Sergeant.
Graduated from Colgate University in 1948 where he was president of the Alpha Upsilon chapter of Phi Kappa Tau. He joined the professional staff of Phi Kappa Tau upon graduation and eventually became editor of the fraternity's magazine, The Laurel, Assistant National Secretary and then National Secretary (now known as CEO). In 1957, his authoritative "Golden Jubilee History of Phi Kappa Tau", was published by the Lawhead Press. Anson went on to become executive director of the National Inter-Fraternity Conference, the trade association for college fraternities. In 1985, he won the NIC's Gold Medal--its highest honor and published a history of the Conference for its 75th anniversary in 1984.