ANDERSON, Glenn Malcolm

ANDERSON, Glenn Malcolm
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
About this object
1913–1994

Biography

ANDERSON, Glenn Malcolm, a Representative from California; born in Hawthorne, Los Angeles County, Calif., February 21, 1913; B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1936; United States Army, 1943-1945; real estate developer; Mayor of Hawthorne, Calif., 1940-1942; member of the California state assembly, 1942-1943, 1945-1948; lieutenant governor of California, 1959-1967; chairman and member, Calif. state lands commission, 1959-1967; member, board of trustees of California state colleges, 1961-1967; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-first and to the eleven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1969-January 3, 1993); chair, Committee on Public Works and Transportation (One Hundredth through One Hundred First Congresses); was not a candidate for renomination to the One Hundred Third Congress in 1992; died on December 13, 1994, in Los Angeles, Calif.; interment in Green Hills Cemetery, Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

California State Archives

Sacramento, CA
Papers: In the papers of the California Lieutenant Governor, 1963-1966, 38 file folders. These papers include papers for Lieutenant Governor Glenn M. Anderson. The papers include letters received, copies of letters sent, memoranda, letters of congratulations, requests for photos and autographs, requests for recommendations for gubernatorial appointments, citizen's complaints about state agencies, and letters from Governor Edmund G. "Pat" Brown about the Governor's absences from the state. An unpublished inventory is available at the California State Archives.
Oral History: In the oral history interview of Alan G. Sieroty, 1989-1990, 331 pages. The interview covers the time when Alan Sieroty served as administrative assistant, and later, executive secretary to Lieutenant Governor Glenn M. Anderson.

California State University, Dominguez Hills
Archives and Special Collections

Carson, CA
Papers: ca. 1970s-2000, 430 linear feet. The Glenn Anderson Collection contains legislation, reports, correspondence, scrapbooks, newsletters, audio-visual material, and other items recording Anderson’s deep involvement in the political issues facing California and the United States, and his work with many of the major political figures of the twentieth century, including Ronald Reagan, Richard Nixon, Adlai Stevens, Edmund G. “Pat” Brown, and others. A finding aid is available in the repository and online.

University of California
The Bancroft Library

Berkeley, CA
Papers: In the Earl C. Bolton Papers, 1960-1966, 0.5 linear foot (1 box). Includes correspondence between Glenn Malcolm Anderson and Earl C. Bolton.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Roberts, Myron. Glenn M. Anderson: Conscience of California: A Biography of the Congressman Who Reshaped Politics in the Golden State. Los Angeles: California StateUniversity Dominguez Hills Foundation, 2001.

Ralph Nader Congress Project. Citizens Look at Congress: Glenn M. Anderson, Democratic Representative from California. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers, 1972.

Rowe, Nina Dougherty. "This Congressman Promotes." Bicycling 21 (March 1980): 11(2).

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