- Anderson , Samuel Egbert
U.S. 4* Air Force General. Commander of the Ninth Air Force.
- 06-01-1906, Greensbora, North Carolina.
- 12-09-1982, age 76.
US Air Force Academy Cemetery. Section 3-Row C-Grave 73.
Army Distinguished Service Medal, Silver Star and Distingquished Flying Cross.
Anderson , Samuel Egbert
Samuel Anderson, born on 06-01-1906 in Greensbora, North Carolina, was a United States Air Force, three star General, who served as commander of the Air Material Command. In November 1940, he was designed Wing S-3, plans and training officer, 18th Composite Wing . Anderson was brought into the Air War Plans Division, where he helped author AWPD-1, the American air war plan which greatly contributed to the eventual defeat of Nazi Germany. In October 1943, General Anderson was designated Commanding General of the Ninth Bomber of the Ninth Air force . During his European Theater tour of duty, General Anderson headed various groups. During his time as commander, 10 of the 11 groups in his command were awarded the Presidential. Returning to the United States in May 1945, General Anderson became Chief of Staff, Continental Air Force, Bolling Fields, Washington, D.C. General Anderson's distinguished services have reflected great credit upon himself and the Armed Forces of the United States. Anderson died, at the age of 76, on 12-09-1982 and was buried at the United States Air Force Academy Cemetery.