Born: De­cem­ber 8, 1873, Belle Cen­ter, Ohio.


George was the son of Cal­va­ry B. An­der­son and Mar­ga­ret Lou­ise Zupp, and hus­band of Nel­lie Jo­se­phine Sharpe.

He was edu­cat­ed at Ohio Wes­ley­an Uni­ver­si­ty, De­la­ware, Ohio (Ba­che­lor of Arts, A.M., 1899, DD 1912).

He served as a pas­tor in Li­ma, Ohio (1899–1903); Troy, New York (1903–09); Un­ion Church, St. Lou­is, Mis­sou­ri (1909–12); and Elm Park Church, Scran­ton, Penn­syl­van­ia (1912–15).

In 1915, he be­gan a ca­reer as a tra­vel­ing ev­an­gel­ist and lec­tur­er, and served the Young Men’s Chris­tian As­so­cia­tion with the Am­er­ican Ex­pe­di­tion­a­ry Forces (1917–18), and Am­er­ican Ar­my of Oc­cu­pa­tion, 1920.

Anderson lat­er ed­it­ed The Cler­gy­man’s Re­search Let­ter, and in 1940 be­came pre­si­dent of Re­li­gious Re­search, Inc.



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