Newspaper Clippings for
26 January 1955
DIES MINUTES AFTER ELECTION
MILLBURN - Carl M. Anderson, 54, prominent Millburn dairy farm operator, died
unexpectedly Tuesday of a heart attack, only a few minutes after he had been
re-elected president of the Millburn Mutual Insurance Co., a group holding its
annual meeting in the basement of Millburn Congregational Church.
Members of the Antioch rescue squad and Dr. Irving S. Breakstone worked several
hours attempting to revive the stricken man. Death occurred after a short period
during which he appeared to rally, and just as he was being placed on a stretcher to
be taken to a hospital.
Born July 16, 1900, in Waukegan, Mr. Anderson moved to Millburn 34 years ago. He had
served the Millburn Mutual Insurance Co. as president since 1952. The meeting at
which his death occurred was the 100th in the history of the company which was
laying plans to celebrate its Centennial during formal ceremonies March 12.
Active in community affairs, Mr. Anderson served as a trustee of the Congregational
Church for 18 years, was a past master of Millburn Masonic Lodge No. 127, AF & AM,
treasurer of the Millburn Temple Assn., and a trustee of the Millburn Cemetery
Besides his, widow, Beatrice, he is survived by three brothers, three sisters and
several nieces and nephews, Brothers are Eric and Philip, both of Millburn, and
Edward of Phoenix, Ariz. Sisters are Mrs. Carrie Irving of Salem, Wis., Mrs. Anna
Lossman of Waukegan and Miss Margaret Anderson of Millburn.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2p.m., Friday, at Millburn Congregational
Church by the Rev. L. H. Messersmith. Burial will be in the Millburn Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Strang Funeral Home in Antioch after 1 p.m. tomorrow and
until noon, Friday, when the body will be taken to the Millburn Congregational