Hometown: Lexington, KY
Date of Birth: January 13, 1898
Date of Death: November 9, 1983
Legal Name: Frederick Paul Anderson
Nickname: "Little" Paul Anderson (More)
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Kentucky Career Notes:
Multi-Sport Player [Tennis and Golf]
Post-UK Career Notes:
Served in the Military
Obituary - ANDERSON, Lexington Herald-Leader (November 11, 1983)
He was educated at the University of Kentucky, was a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity, the Methodist Church and served in the U.S. Army WW I. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Jobie Arnold, Miami, FL.; a sister, Mrs. Virginia F. Anderson; a grandson, Don B. Arnold Jr., both of Lexington.
Services 1:00 p.m. today at W.R. Milward Mortuary-Southland. Private burial Lexington Cemetery. Friends may call prior to the service.
Captain Anderson Decorated, Lexington Herald (December 14, 1944)
In a formal ceremony witnessed by French civilians, Capt. Frederick Paul Anderson, of Versailles, was recently awarded the Bronze Star "for meritorious achievement in military operations."
In order to acquire information on harbor, beach and railway facilities of the St. Malo vicinity while the area was still occupied by the enemy, Captain Anderson subjected himself to sniper, machine gun and artillery fire and entered heavily mined areas without benefit of mine detectors.
Recently relieved of his assignment as chief of the construction division of the engineer section of a big supply base headquarters because of his age, Captain Anderson was commissioned an d been in the Army since May 9, 1942. He served at Camp Breckinridge, Ky., Marion, Ohio, Engineer depot and Fort Belvoir, Va. He went overseas in January, 1944, joined his headquarters in April and has been in France since August.
Captain Anderson was a graduate of the University of Kentucky (1919) and was a director of highway pavement research in civilian life.
His wife, Mrs. Betsy E. Anderson and daughter, Betty Jo Anderson live in Versailles.
F. Paul Anderson Jr. Takes Florida Position, Lexington Leader (December 18, 1945)
F. Paul Anderson Jr., of Versailles, released from the Army last October, has been appointed production manager of Maule Industries, a concrete-manufacturing firm in Miami, Fla., and will begin his new duties Jan. 1.
Before entering the Army Corps of Engineers three and a half years ago, Mr. Anderson was director of concrete research for the Kentucky Highway Department and supervised the designing and construction of the highway research laboratory at the University of Kentucky. He is a graduate of the University's engineering college, of which his father, the late F. Paul Anderson, was dean for many years.
Mr. Anderson, who also is a veteran of World War I, served a year in Europe during World War II and attained the rank of major before being released. He holds the Bronze Star, the European Theater ribbon with two battle stars and the American Theater ribbon.
His family will continue to reside in Versailles temporarily.