Clarence Victor Anderson

Date of Birth: October 26, 1890
Date of Death: March 04, 1977

Obituary

Died: C. V. Anderson, 86, worker in northern Europe as well as President of the Kentucky-Tennessee, Minnesota, and Chesapeake conferences, on March 4, in Turlock, California.

Review and Herald, March 31, 1977

ANDERSON, C. V. - b. Oct. 26, 1890, Minnetonka Mills, Minn.; d. March 4, 1977, Turlock, Calif. He graduated from Broadview Seminary in 1916, and married Mima E. Carlson on May 26 of that year. He was pastor and Departmental Secretary in the Minnesota Conference from 1916 to 1921; President and Departmental Secretary of the Swedish Conference from 1921 to 1932; Departmental Secretary in England from 1932 to 1936; Departmental Secretary of the Southwestern Union Conference from 1936 to 1937; President of the Tennessee Conference from 1937 to 1943; President of the Minnesota Conference from 1943 to 1947; and President of the Chesapeake Conference from 1947 to 1956. He is survived by a son, Winton Anderson; two daughters, Eunice Kreuder, of Turlock, California and Evelyn Jordan, of Arcadia, California.

Review and Herald, June 9, 1977

Former Conference President Dies - Elder C. V. Anderson, a native of Minnesota and former Minnesota Conference President, died March 4, 1977, in Turlock, California. Elder Anderson was born to immigrant Swedish parents October 26, 1890, in Minnetonka Mills, Minnesota. At the age of 12 he moved with his parents to Minneapolis and two years later was baptized into the Seventh-day Adventist church. Soon after this he moved to Blackberry, Minnesota, where he worked with his father on the farm and assisted his father in brick laying. After attending Maplewood Academy he went to Broadview Seminary where he graduated in 1916. May 26 of that same year he was married to Mima E. Carlson. He is survived by one son, Elder Winton Anderson, pastor of the Erie, Pennsylvania church; two daughters, Eunice Kreuder of Turlock, California and Evelyn Jordan of Arcadia, California and many grandchildren. Elder Andersen was President of the Minnesota Conference from 1943 to 1947. From the years 1916 to 1921 he served as pastor and Departmental Secretary in the Minnesota Conference; 1921-1932 President and Departmental Secretary of the Swedish Conference; 1932-1936 Departmental Secretary in England; 1936-1937 Department Secretary for the Southwestern Union Conference; 1937-1943 President of the Tennessee Conference; 1943-1947 President of the Minnesota Conference. His last assignment was 1947-1956, President of the Chesapeake Conference. From here he retired to be near his daughters in California. Elder C. V. Anderson will be long remembered for his dedication to God and to the ministry of the Seventh-day Adventist church.

Northern Union Outlook, June 13, 1977

Source: Review and Herald and Northern Union Outlook

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