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Anthon Anderson: 11th Mayor of Logan

Dates in Office: 1898-1902
Terms in Office: 2
Age when Elected: 47

Anthon Anderson

Anthon Anderson was born on December 2, 1851 in Stift, Norway. His parents were Gunder Anderson and Kari Anderson. He married Mary Findley Henderson on March 11, 1872, Leolin Hurst on November 6, 1895, and Inez Elnora Egbert on December 6, 1907 and had eighteen children. He died in Logan, Utah on April 14, 1923.

Mr. Anderson was for many years a prominent figure in the lumber trade of Logan, establishing what is today Anderson & Sons Company in 1890.

Mr. Anderson was twice elected mayor of Logan, Utah.


1. "The Deseret News". Former Mayor of Logan is Called By Death. Salt Lake City, Utah: April 14, 1923.

2. Noble, Warrum, ed. "Utah Since Statehood: Historical and Biographical". Chicago, Illinois: S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1919, 4:236-239

3. Ricks, Joel E., ed. "The History of a Valley : Cache Valley, Utah-Idaho". Logan, Utah: Cache Valley Centennial Commission, 1956, 360.