Anderson, Forddy

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Anderson, Forddy Gender: M
Forrest Aldea Anderson
born on 17 March 1919 at 05:00 (= 05:00 AM )
Place Gary, Indiana, 41n36, 87w21
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 25°48' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 04°50 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 28°38'


American basketball coach, notable as the first coach in NCAA history to take two different teams to the Final Four; Bradley in 1950 and 1954 and Michigan State in 1957.

Anderson was considered one of the most innovative coaches of his era and served a combined 24 seasons as head men's basketball coach at Drake University (1946–1948), Bradley University (1948–1954), Michigan State University (1954–1965) and Hiram Scott College (1965–1970).

Anderson died on 25 October 1999 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, at the age of 80, after suffering from complications due to pneumonia.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate from Indiana archives.


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Pneumonia
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease (Pneumonia)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 80)
  • Vocation : Sports : Basketball
  • Vocation : Sports Business : Coach/ Manager/ Owner (Basketball coach)