Moses Anderson

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Moses B. Anderson
Born (1928-09-09)September 9, 1928
Selma, Alabama
Died January 1, 2013(2013-01-01) (aged 84)
Livonia, Michigan
Occupation Roman Catholic Church bishop

Bishop Moses B. Anderson, SSE (September 9, 1928 – January 1, 2013) was a bishop in the Roman Catholic Church.

He was born on September 9, 1928 in Selma, Alabama, and graduated from Knox Academy there in 1949. He was a member of the Society of St. Edmund. Anderson then attended Saint Michael's College in Winooski, Vermont, where he majored in philosophy attaining a B.A. and graduating magna cum laude. From there he moved on to St. Edmund Seminary in Burlington, Vermont. He earned an M.S. in Sociology at St. Michael's College in 1961. He also earned an M.A. in Theology at Xavier University in 1968.

Anderson was ordained on May 30, 1958, being appointed Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Detroit on December 3, 1982, and consecrated at the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament on January 27, 1983. Since December 2, 1982 he was named the Titular Bishop of Vatarba. On January 18, 1992, he became the head of Precious Blood Parish in Detroit.

Beginning January 10, 1994, Bishop Anderson headed Region 1 of the archdiocese which includes Detroit, Highland Park, Hamtramck, Grosse Pointe and Harper Woods making ten vicariates. He retired in 2003 upon reaching the age of 75.[1]


He died on January 1, 2013, in Livonia, Michigan, from cardiac arrest.[2][3][4][5][6]


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