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 Benjamin Hayes Anderson, Jr

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Benjamin Hayes Anderson, Jr

Benjamin H. Anderson, 59, formerly of Media, died today in Naval Hospital, Philadelphia, from pneumonia. He entered the institution last September.

Private funeral services will be held Saturday, followed by burial in Haverford Meeting Burying Ground.

Mr. Anderson, born Nov. 6, 1891, at Haverford, was an army veteran of World War I. He was wounded and had been an invalid since.

Educated at Lower Merion High School and University of Pennsylvania, he had been freight manager at Wayne Junction of Reading Railroad before the war. Later he engaged in mushroom growing for five years. He was a son of the late B. Hayes and Mary L. Anderson, and a member of Haverford Friends Meeting.

Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth; a son, Benjamin H. 3d, of Russellville, Chester County; a daughter, Hilda, a teacher at Nether Providence High School; a brother, Edward L. of Highland Park, and three sisters, Mrs. Ernest Hibberd, of Media; Mrs. Edwin Kessler, of Germantown, and Mrs. Ralph Mahan, of Nottingham.


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  • Created by: Jennifer M.
  • Added: 10 Oct 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11927211
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Benjamin Hayes Anderson, Jr (16 Nov 1891–8 Feb 1951), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11927211, citing Old Haverford Friends Meeting House Cemetery, Havertown, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Jennifer M. (contributor 1009101) .