Carl F. Anderson Jr. ’51

Carl F. Anderson Jr. ’51 died on November 10, 2011, in Guilford, Connecticut.

He was born on September 24, 1924, in Hamden, Conn., and prepared for college at Hopkins Grammar School and Hamden High School. He attended Bowdoin College from 1948 to 1950, a member of Psi Upsilon fraternity, then served to staff sergeant in the Army. He worked as a salesman in the lumber industry and retired as a mail handler for the Post Office. In retirement he enjoyed saltwater fishing, hunting, and gardening, and was an avid sports fan, especially of the Boston Red Sox and the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Joan Munson Anderson; three sons, Peter, David, and Carl F. Anderson III; three daughters, Beth Doody, Tricia Bailey, and Debbie Staschke; 16 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

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