|2nd National Security Advisor|
April 2, 1955 – September 1, 1956
|Preceded by||Robert Cutler|
|Succeeded by||William Harding Jackson|
July 14, 1906|
|Died||January 28, 1974
|Spouse(s)||Lena Carter Carroll|
|Alma mater||University of Oklahoma
Yale Law School
Dillon Anderson (July 14, 1906 – January 29, 1974) was a U.S. administrator. He served as the National Security Advisor from 2 April 1955 to 1 September 1956. He also was a member of the Draper Committee.
Anderson was born on July 14, 1906 in McKinney, Texas, the son of Joseph A. and Bessie Dillon. After attending Texas Christian University, Anderson received his B.S. from the University of Oklahoma (1927) and his LL.B. from Yale Law School (1929). He served in the United States Army during World War II (1942–1945) and earned the Legion of Merit. Anderson was also a partner at the law firm of Baker Botts in Houston, Texas, beginning in 1940. Before becoming National Security Advisor, Anderson was an official at the National Security Council from 1953 to 1955. He was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1959.
|United States National Security Advisor
William Harding Jackson
- Records of the White House Office of the Special Assistant for National Security Affairs, Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library
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