Thomas "Tom" Anderson

District: 45 -- Republican

Parts of Pasco, Pinellas

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Dunedin
Occupation:  Management Consultant/Businessman
Spouse:  Alice Christine of New York, NY
Education:  City College of New York, B.A., 1954; George Washington University, M.B.A., 1970
Born:  June 30, 1932, New York, NY
Military:  U.S. Navy 1955-1957
Religious Affiliation:  Methodist
Recreational Interest:  golf, R.V. camping

Legislative Service

Elected to the House in 2002, reelected subsequently

Other Public Services

City of Dunedin, Mayor 1994-2002
Pinellas County Sheriff's Advisory Board 1997-present
Pinellas County Legislative Delegation, Chairman 2006-2007
Area Agency on Aging, Pasco/Pinellas, President 2002
Downtown Dunedin Development, Chairman 1994-2002
Dunedin-Recognized by Governor Jeb Bush as first city for Elder Community Program 2000
Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council 1998
Pinellas Planning Council, Chairman 1995
Fairway Estates Homeowner's Association, President 1984, 1985
Constructed new library, senior center, and adult day care center


Dunedin Chamber of Commerce
West Pasco Chamber of Commerce
Friends of Library
Dunedin Historical Society
Member of the Humane Society
CARES (Community Aging & Retirement Services, Inc.) Board of Directors
Rotary Club of Dunedin
Dunedin Memorial Clocktower


Florida Chamber of Commerce, "A" Honor Roll Award 2006, 2008, 2009
Florida Council on Aging (FCOA), Advocacy Award 2009
Florida Gulf Coast Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors, Free Enterprise Award 2009
Florida Home Builders Association, "A" grade for 2009
American Heart Association Award 2004, 2008
Area Agency on Aging of Pasco-Pinellas, Inc., Legislative Advocacy Award 2007
Florida League of Cities Award 2005, 2006
Florida Association of Senior Centers Award 2005
CARES Award for Outstanding Community Business Leader 2004
Suncoast League of Cities, Good Government Award 2004
Florida Association of School Administrators, Legislator of the Year 2003
Florida Library Association, Legislator of the Year 2003
North Pinellas County Republican Club, Republican of the Year Award 2003
Schiller International University, Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters 2000
Home Improvement Construction Corporation, President 1960-1970
Senior Executive Service, DOD/DOE Washington, D.C., Director

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