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The Rev. Wallace W. Anderson Jr., Congregational minister who led churches in New England, dies

The Rev. Wallace W. Anderson Jr., Congregational minister who led churches in New England, dies

The Rev. Wallace W. Anderson Jr., a retired Congregational minister who had led churches in New England before moving to Baltimore, died March 11 from Parkinson’s disease at the Pickersgill Retirement Community in Towson. He was 89.

Wallace Witmer Anderson Jr. was born in Manchester, N.H., the son of the Rev. Wallace W. Anderson Sr., who was also a Congregational minister, and his wife, Constance Boyer Wallace, a homemaker.

Because of his father’s career, he was raised in Portland, Maine; Springfield, Mass.; and Bridgeport, Conn. He was a 1947 graduate of Phillips Academy in Andover, Mass., and received a bachelor’s degree in 1951 from Amherst College.

After earning a...

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