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us: Anderson, John Bayard, 1922-

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    • us: Anderson, John, 1922-
    • us: Anderson, John B. (John Bayard), 1922-
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        Rockford, Ill.
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            • found: Congress and conscience, 1970.
            • found: Golubovskis, G. M. Crazy dreaming--the Anderson campaign, 1980, c1981: t.p. (Anderson [in title]) pref. (John B. Anderson) p. 1 (John Anderson)
            • found: Wikipedia, Mar.21, 2013 : John B. Anderson article (John Bayard Anderson (born February 15, 1922) is a former United States Congressman and Presidential candidate from Illinois. Anderson was a Republican but ran as an independent candidate in the 1980 presidential election. He has been a political reform leader, including serving 12 years as chair of the board of FairVote. Anderson was born in Rockford, Illinois. He attended the University of Illinois, but his education was interrupted by World War II, when he enlisted in the Army in 1943. After the war, Anderson returned to complete his education, eventually earning a Juris Doctor (J.D.) from the University of Illinois College of Law in 1946. He was admitted to the Illinois bar the same year, and practiced law in Rockford. Anderson moved east to attend Harvard Law School, obtaining a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in 1949. In 1956, Anderson was elected State's Attorney in Winnebago County, Illinois. He served in the United States House of Representatives in the solidly Republican 16th District of Illinois for ten terms, from 1961 to 1981. Presidential campaign of 1980)
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            • 1980-05-09: new
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