Senator Carl T. Anderson View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 8/28/1979
Birth Place: Slater, Iowa
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 54 (1951) - 57 (1957)
House: 53 (1949)
Home County: Washington
Carl T. Anderson
Washington County


MR. PRESIDENT: Your committee, appointed to prepare a suitable resolution commemorating the life, character and public service of the late Honorable Carl T. Anderson, begs leave to submit the following memorial:

Carl T. Anderson was born at Slater, Iowa, September 5, 1889, the son of B.F. and Emma Seashore Anderson. He was married at Wellman on February 8, 1912, to Clementine Shaffer and she survives.

Mr. Anderson attended high school at Madrid, Iowa; Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minnesota; and, the University of Iowa.

Mr. Anderson taught in rural schools before becoming a farmer and livestock operator in the Wellman area. He served as county soil commissioner and was named as a Master Farmer and Master Swine Producer. He received the Skelly Award in 1947.

He was a member of the Iowa House of Representatives in the 53rd General Assembly. He was elected a state senator in the 54th General Assembly and served in the 55th, 56th and 57th General Assemblies.

Mr. Anderson was active in the United Methodist Church. He had been a charter member of the Farm Bureau; president of the school board, and a director in the Wellman Savings Bank and the Mutual Telephone Company.

Mr. Anderson died August 28, 1979, at the Washington County Hospital. Besides his wife, he is survived by one daugher, Mrs. O.W. (Helen) Hammond of Des Moines; two grandchildren, Hugh Hammond and Kathy Buol; four great-grandchildren, three brothers: Paul, Black Mountain, North Carolina; Lloyd of Des Moines; and Earl of Packer, Colorado; and one sister, Roberta Smith of Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Now Therefore, Be It Resolved by the Senate of the Sixty-eighth General Assembly of Iowa: That in the passing of the Honorable Carl T. Anderson, the State has lost an honored citizen and a faithful and useful public servant, and the Senate by this resolution would express its appreciation of his services to his community, state and nation and tender its sympathy and kindest regards to the members of his family.

Be It Further Resolved: That a copy of this resolution be spread upon the Journal of the Senate and the Secretary of the Senate be instructed to forward an enrolled copy to each member of his family.





The resolution was unanimously adopted.