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Elwood Joseph "E.J." Anderson
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Birth: May 29, 1900
Kalamazoo County
Michigan, USA
Death: Jun. 15, 1994
Kalamazoo County
Michigan, USA

Elwood Anderson was an avid hunter and fisherman who took his family to a cabin they owned on the Manistee River in northwestern Michigan. He also was an accomplished woodworker and 'tinkerer,' his son [David] said. 'He would have some chore to do and he would just make a tool,' he said. Elwood Anderson used that skill throughout his professional life. As a teen-ager he served as an apprentice mechanic with the Roamer co., a former Kalamazoo carmaker, advancing to the position of testing engineer. He later joined Packard Motor Car Co. as a factory mechanic and was the owner of Anderson Garage, which closed during the Great Depression. In 1940, he reopened a general service garage and later became assistant service manager at Brophy Chevrolet, predecessor of DeNooyer Brothers. He served as service manager from 1953 to 1965, when he retired. 
Family links: 
  Joseph Anderson (1867 - 1960)
  Catherine McLachlin Anderson (1873 - 1945)
  Helen Elizabeth Richmond Anderson (1901 - 1974)*
  Robert Elwood Anderson (1922 - 2006)*
  Joseph Donald Anderson (1925 - 2012)*
  David Eugene Anderson (1929 - 1999)*
  Olive Pearl Anderson Hayes (1894 - 1983)*
  Hazel Frances Anderson Bowen (1896 - 1929)*
  Elwood Joseph Anderson (1900 - 1994)
*Calculated relationship
Mount Ever-Rest Memorial Park South
Kalamazoo County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Mausoleum
Created by: Susan Marston
Record added: Sep 12, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96950682
Elwood Joseph E.J. Anderson
Added by: Susan Marston
Elwood Joseph E.J. Anderson
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 Added: May. 17, 2013

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