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Sydney Anderson

  • Birth 18 Sep 1881 Zumbrota, Goodhue County, Minnesota, USA
  • Death 8 Oct 1948 Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
  • Burial Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
  • Plot Section 31 Lot 67 Grave 5
  • Memorial ID 7275575

U.S. Congressman. During the Spanish-American War, he served as a Private in Company D, 14th Regiment, Minnesota Volunteer Infantry, U.S. Army. After the war, he graduated from the University of Minnesota, studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1903 and commenced practice in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In 1911, he was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-second Congress and to the next six succeeding Congresses, serving until 1925. Declining to be a candidate for reelection, he was president of the Millers’ National Federation, (1925-29), member of the board of directors for General Mills Incorporated and president of the Transportation Association of America, from 1943, until his death at age 67.

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  • Added: 19 Mar 2003
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sydney Anderson (18 Sep 1881–8 Oct 1948), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7275575, citing Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .