Anderson Viscount Waverley, John

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Anderson Viscount Waverley, John Gender: M
born on 8 July 1882 at 03:00 (= 03:00 AM )
Place Edinburgh, Scotland, 55n57, 3w13
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Wright
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 15°48' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 18°35 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 06°42'

John Anderson Viscount Waverley
photo: Yousuf Karsh, license cc-by-sa-3.0


British civil servant and politician who is best known for his service in the Cabinet during the Second World War, for which he was nicknamed the "Home Front Prime Minister". His career in the civil service was capped by a posting as Governor of Bengal from 1932 to 1937. He later served as Home Secretary, Lord President of the Council and Chancellor of the Exchequer. The Anderson shelters are named after him.

He died 4 January 1958.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Paul Wright. From birth certificate at Register House, Edinburgh [original AA database]


  • Vocation : Politics : Public office