Anderson, Thomas Earl
- Existence: 1924-2008
Thomas Earl Anderson was born in the Siam community of Carter County, Tenn., near Elizabethton, on February 4, 1924. Anderson served in the Signal Corps of the United States Army between 1945-1947 and was stationed during part of this time in France and Germany. After attending electrical school in Chicago, Ill., he worked as an electrican and was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. His work took him to many parts of the United States, especially in the Ohio Valley region. This included work on various Tennessee Valley Authority construction projects. He retired in January 1986. Anderson married Loraine Hodge on March 28, 1947. The Andersons' two children, Brenda Lynn Bacon and Thomas E. Anderson, Jr., both graduated from ETSU.