Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Cliff Anderson

Clifford Oscar Anderson

March 2, 1903
New York, NY

June 7, 1992
Bay Head, NJ

1920-21 CCNY (College)
1921-22 CCNY (College)
1922-23 Starling Grays (Independent)
1923-24 Kingston Shirtmakers (MBL)
1924-25 Greenpoint Knights of St. Anthony (MBL)
1925-26 Greenpoint Knights of St. Anthony (MBL)
1925-26 Nonpareils (Independent)
1926-27 Greenpoint / Trenton (NBL)
1927-28 Brooklyn Visitations (ABL)
1929-30 Cleveland Rosenblums (ABL)
1931-32 Original Celtics (Independent)

After graduating from CCNY, Anderson played pro basketball for a few seasons before becoming a buyer for Kinney Shoe Corporation in 1931. He rose through the rank at Kinney as a sales manager and merchandising manager before becoming the company president in 1959. He would serve on the board of directors for Kinney, Woolworth and Coca Cola. A longtime resident of Montclair, New Jersey, we would move to Bay Head in 1957 and died there after a short illness in 1992.

He and his wife, Dorothea, had two sons.

Asbury Park Press, June 10, 1992


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