|Moses B. Anderson|
September 9, 1928|
|Died||January 1, 2013
|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.
- Bishop Moses Anderson Retires as Detroit Auxiliary Bishop, Archdiocese of Detroit, October 24, 2003
- Detroit Auxiliary Bishop Moses B. Anderson, SSE, has died, Archdiocese of Detroit, Jan 2, 2013
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