Obituary Record

William Wallace Anderson
Died on 3/27/1962

Anderson, William Wallace 3/27/1962

Printed in the March 29, 1962 Enterprise, Blair, Nebraska

Note: March 29, 1962 was a Thursday, so he died on March 27

W.W. Anderson Dies In Wyoming

William Wallace Anderson, 74, one-time farmer in Washington County and recently a Powell, Wyoming, area rancher and former member of the Wyoming Legislature, died of cancer at 3:04 a.m. Tuesday in a Billings, Montana hospital. He had been a patient since January 13.

Mr. Anderson was born November 3, 1887, in Blair, Nebraska. He attended the University of Nebraska, where he studied agriculture. He farmed north of Blair on the bottom.

He married Anna Larson September 15, 1912, in Herman, Nebraska. They went to the Powell area in 1916. Mr. Anderson served in the Wyoming Legislature from 19443 to 1955 as representative from Park County.

Mr. Anderson was deputy Park County assessor for many years prior to illness in 1961.

He was a member of the First Methodist Church in Powell, Absarokee Lodge 30, AF&AM, Scottish Rite Bodies in Sherican, Wyo., and Kalif Shrine Temple in Sheridan, Order of Eastern Star and White Shrine of Jerusalem.

Surviving Mr. Anderson, besides his widow, are two daughters, Louise E. Anderson of San Francisco and Mrs. Eleanor J. Hexamer of Dallas, Texas; his sister, Mrs. J.C. Reynolds of Powell, and two grandchildren.

FindaGrave memorial 102283807

~~~ Obituary courtesy of the Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair Public Library at Blair, Nebraska.~~~

Printed in the Washington County Enterprise on 3/29/1962