Fred Anderson (politician)

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Frederic Anderson
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MLA for Calgary
In office
1935–1948
Preceded by Hugh Farthing
William Ross
Fred White
Norman Hindsley
Succeeded by Fred Colborne
Hugh John MacDonald
Personal details
Born (1878-09-09)September 9, 1878
Adyar, South India[1]
Died June 13, 1951(1951-06-13) (aged 72)
Calgary, Alberta[2]
Political party Social Credit

Frederic "Fred" Anderson (September 9, 1878 – June 13, 1951) was a provincial level politician from Alberta, Canada. He was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta holding a seat in the Calgary electoral district from 1935 to 1948 as a member of the Social Credit caucus.

Political career[edit]

Anderson ran for a seat in the Alberta Legislature in the 1935 Alberta general election. He ran as a Social Credit candidate in the electoral district of Calgary. He took the third seat on the 15th count to win his first term in office.[3] Anderson ran for a second term in the 1940 Alberta general election. He won the 5th seat just barely hanging on to win re-election.[4] Anderson was re-elected to his third and final term in the 1944 Alberta general election. He improved his showing by winning second place in the district.[5] Anderson did not seek re-election in 1948 and retired from politics at the dissolution of the legislature.

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "Former Calgary M.L.A. Dies". Calgary Herald. June 14, 1951. 
  3. ^ "Calgary results 1935 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved 2009-05-17. 
  4. ^ "Calgary results 1940 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved 2009-05-17. 
  5. ^ "Calgary results 1944 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved 2009-05-17. 

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