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Convocation date: May 17, 1979
Citation / biographical information:
Mr. Anderson has served both his local community of Fir Mountain, where he is a farmer and rancher, and the larger provincial and national community.Degree received: Doctor of Laws
He was a director of the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities for nine years before being elected vice-president in 1973 and president in 1977. While on the SARM executive, he worked on the Canada Grains Council Committee, the Saskatchewan Advisory Committee on Transportation, and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities Committee, among several others.
He has been reeve of the Rural Municipality of Waverly since 1953 and before that was a municipal councillor for nine years. He has been active in promoting 4-H clubs and various sports in his home community.
He was a director, vice-president, and president of the Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association, and director and president of the Canadian Cattlemen's Association. As president, he attended a conference in Bermuda on world trade in the beef industry.
[On Campus, 20April 1979]
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