Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum

 Profile of  Clinton P. Anderson
Brief profile :
Secretary of Agriculture, 1945-1948
Personal Papers :  see Personal Papers and Organizational Records
Online Photos: Anderson photos
Biographical sketch :  
1895 (October 23) Born, Centerville, South Dakota
1913-1915 Attended Dakota Wesleyan University
1915-1916 Attended University of Michigan
1918-1922 Reporter and editor in Albuquerque, New Mexico
1922-1924 Manager, Insurance Department, Loan & Mortgage Company
1925-1963 Owner, Insurance Agency, Albuquerque, New Mexico
1933-1934 Treasurer, State of New Mexico
1941-1945 Congressman from New Mexico, U.S. House of Representatives
1945-1948 Secretary of Agriculture
1946 Degree in Agriculture, New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanical Arts
1946 LL.D., University of Michigan
1949-1973 U.S. Senator, New Mexico
1975 (November 11) Died, Albuquerque, New Mexico