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Milton Hudson Anderson
Captain, United States Navy
CAPTAIN ANDERSON’S RITES
Funeral at Arlington Today For Ex-Administrator of Guam

WYCOFF, New Jersey, August 14, 1952 – A funeral service for Captain Milton H. Anderson, who retired from the Navy in 1948 after serving as Civil Administrator of Guam, will be held tomorrow in Arlington National Cemetery.  Captain Anderson died Monday in Hackensack.

After being graduated from the United States Naval Academy, Captain Anderson served regularly until 1924 when he resigned his commission.  He was recalled to active duty in 1942 and served in the Pacific area for six years.

During World War I, in which he was Chief of Naval Communications in France, he received the Navy Cross and the French Legion of Honor.  In World War II the Legion of Merit was awarded to him.

Between the periods of naval service, Captain Anderson worked in New York and on the Pacific coast as a communications executive. Before his return to active duty he was traffic manager for the Mackay Radio and Telegraph Company.

He leaves his wife, Mrs. Jessica M. Anderson; a son, Milton H. Anderson, Jr. of New York, a daughter, Mrs. Frederick L. Parsons of Upper Montclair, New Jersey, and a grandson.


ANDERSON, MILTON H.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Staff of the Commander, U.S. Naval Forces (France)
Date of Action: World War I

Citation:

The Navy Cross is presented to Milton H. Anderson, Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy, for distinguished and valuable service on the staff of the commander, U.S. Naval forces in France.


ANDERSON, MILTON HUDSON
CAPTAIN, USNR
DATE OF BIRTH: 05/11/1890
DATE OF DEATH: 08/11/1952
BURIED AT: SECTION 3  SITE 1623-B
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

ANDERSON, JESSIE M
DATE OF BIRTH: 04/18/1894
DATE OF DEATH: 09/14/1986
BURIED AT: SECTION 3  SITE 1623-B
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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Posted: 15 January 2008
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