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Walter Garland Anderson, Jr
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Birth: Oct. 22, 1914
Booneville
Prentiss County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Jul. 7, 1976

Youngest child of Walter Sr. and Lilla Belle Epting Anderson, Walter was born in Booneville, MS, graduated from Booneville High School, then Mississippi College in Clinton, MS. He married Allene Virginia Faulkner on 11-Feb-1948 in Holly Springs MS and had two children, Michael Shayne Anderson and Elizabeth Anderson Mitchell. Walter was Southeastern District Manager for Western Newspaper Union, Memphis, TN for many years. Then he bought the Baldwyn Weekly Newspaper in Baldwyn, MS in 1959 and was owner/editor/publisher until his death in 1976.

He was past director the Tombigee Water Way Management area and a member of the First Baptist Church and the Lions Club of Baldwyn.

Military Service:
Walter was a decorated WWII US Army veteran. He was a Staff Sargeant - 417th Counter Intelligence Corps - European Theater - Recieved the Bronze Star - Two Oak Leaf Clusters - Purple Heart - WWII Victory Medal - for meritous service.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Walter Garland Anderson (1872 - 1943)
  Lilla Belle Epting Anderson (1873 - 1968)
 
 Spouse:
  Allene Virginia Faulkner Anderson (1923 - 2010)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ross Epting Anderson (1898 - 1947)*
  Ida Elizabeth Anderson Miller (1901 - 1991)*
  Walter Garland Anderson (1914 - 1976)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Prentiss Memorial Gardens
Frankstown
Prentiss County
Mississippi, USA
 
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Originally Created by: milton copeland
Record added: Feb 12, 2013
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Walter Garland Anderson, Jr
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