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Anderson, Rudolph M.; 1876 - S.A.E. bio 1912

ANDERSON

Posted By: S. Ferrall - IAGenWeb volunteer (email)
Date: 12/3/2008 at 14:54:13

Anderson, Rudolph M., arctic explorer; b. Decorah, Ia, June 30, 1876; s/o John E.A.; educated at the University of Iowa, 1906; captain Iowa track team, University record for hurdles, a charger member of Iowa Beta, 1905; delegate to province Zeta convention, 1905; veteran Spanish-American war, corporal 52nd Iowa Vol. Inf.; joint leader for the Stefansson-Anderson Arctic expedition which has been in the far north for the last four years for the American Museum of Natural History making ethnological collections and explorations. Address, care American Museum of Natural History, New York City.

~Source: Who's Who in S.A.E. - A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Members of the Fraternity. Edited by William C. Levere. Evanston, Illinois, 1912; pg 12

~Transcribers Notes:
1. S.A.E. = Sigma Alpha Epsilon
2. Founded on March 9, 1856, Sigma Alpha Epsilon is the largest North American secret letter, social college fraternity. The researcher can read more about S.A.E. in Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page
3. I am not related & have no additional info.


 

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