Claude Anderson

Claude Anderson served as a water tender aboard the USS Bennion. After being discharged from the US Navy in 1948, he made is home in Savannah, Georgia. He worked for the Union Bag-Camp Paper Corporation, later known as Union-Camp Corporation, as a paper maker for 32 years before retiring in January 1980. In his retirement, Claude shared his great love for gospel music. He sponsored and organized countless gospel sings locally, was well-known in gospel music circles in several states, and was honored by a local television station as a "Hometown Hero" for his support of gospel music ministries. He died in Savannah on April 14, 2010 at the age of 92.