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John Anderson

John AndersonAKA John Bayard Anderson

Born: 15-Feb-1922
Birthplace: Rockford, IL

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Independent [1]

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Independent candidate for President, 1980

Military service: US Army (1943-45, WWII)

Received 7% of the votes in the 1980 US Presidential election.


[1] Republican, switched to Indepenent to run for President in 1980.

Father: E. Albin Anderson
Mother: Mabel Ring (d.)
Wife: Keke Machakos (m. 1953, one son, four daughters)

    University: University of Illinois
    Law School: JD, University of Illinois Law School (1946)
    Law School: LLM, Harvard Law School (1949)

    US Congressman, Illinois 16th (1961-81)
    Illinois State Official State's Attorney, Winnebago County, IL (1956-60)
    Greenberg & Lieberman
    World Federalist Association CEO (1992-)
    Caring Institute Board of Trustees (Honorary)
    Electronic Privacy Information Center Advisory Board
    Illinois State Bar Association 1946
    Secret Service Codename Miracle, Starburst, Stardust

Is the subject of books:
Diary of a Dark Horse: The 1980 Anderson Presidential Campaign, 1983, BY: Mark Bisnow

Author of books:
Between Two Worlds: A Congressman's Choice (1970)
Vision and Betrayal in America (1975)
The American Economy We Need But Won't Get (1984)
A Proper Institution: Guaranteeing Televised Presidential Debates (1988)


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