Hon. Charles Arthur Anderson

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Hon. Charles Arthur Anderson

Birthdate:
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Death: Died
Cause of death: series of 3 strokes
Immediate Family:

Son of Charles Albert Anderson and Mary Louise Anderson
Husband of Dorothy Sophie Ida Anderson
Father of <private> Anderson; Donald Edward Anderson; Private User; <private> Anderson; Private User and 2 others
Brother of Louis Anderson; Edward Anderson; Marie (Mary) Evelyn Juergens and Eleanor (Ellen) Augusta Bell
Half brother of Clarence Anderson; Hugo William Anderson; Dorothy Elizabeth Newton; Edna Alberta Byrd and Evangeline Gunhild Wolowicz

Occupation: Lawyer
Managed by: Private User
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About Hon. Charles Arthur Anderson

He played football for SLU and professional baseball for the St. Louis Browns and Boston Braves

He attended St. Charles Military Academy, Christian Brothers College, St. Louis University where he received a master’s in jurisprudence in 1924, and Harvard Law School

He served in World War I for the 129th Field Artillery under Captain Harry Truman

He was a prosecuting attorney for St. Louis County

10/9/1934 Tried the famous Kelley Kidnapping Case, gangsters ran him off Lindbergh- broken leg, compound fracture, and an infection that resulted in use of a cane. Dr. Robert Kleinfelter was the doctor who treated Charles. Uncle Bob was named after him.

Charles was a representative in the US Congress for the state of MO 1936-1940 under President Franklin D. Roosevelt

The family stayed in D.C. until Dorothy decided to return home with the kids. Charles traveled by car back and forth.Grandpa Don and Chuck went with him to D.C. once and brought their cap guns into a congressional meeting, which brought in the secret service!

President of the Prosecuting Attorney’s Association; Chairman of the MO Crime Prevention Bureau in 1935-1936; commander of American Legion Post 162

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Hon. Charles Arthur Anderson's Timeline

1892
September 26, 1892
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
1931
July 4, 1931
Age 38
1936
1936
- 1940
Age 43
US Congress