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January, 1955

from Waukegan News-Sun26 January 1955
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 Board.
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 Church.
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