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    Dick Andersen, County Commissioner Collection

    Elect Dick Andersen Flyer, 1968

    Pictured: Elect Dick Andersen Flyer, 1968

    Summary: The following scrapbook was obtained at an estate sale at the former home of County Commissioner Dick Andersen by University of Texas-Arlington archivist Brenda McClurkin.

    Dick Andersen was born on August 29, 1928, in Chicago, Illinois. He moved to Fort Worth to attend Texas Christian University and graduated in 1951 with a bachelor's degree in business and psychology. Andersen entered the construction and land development business in Fort Worth after working as a regional manager for Kimberly Clark in West Texas and Houston. In 1968, he became the Tarrant County Precinct 1 Commissioner and served on the National Association of Counties. The subcourthouse on Alta Mesa was named after him after his retirement in 1988. Andersen passed away in 2013.


    • "Elect Dick Andersen," circa 1960-1980.

    Follow link to view PDF of fully scanned Dick Andersen Scrapbook.

    Accessibility Notice: Due to the age and complexity of the original material, some items may be composed of scanned images. If you need assistance accessing the content in one of the PDF documents on the Archives pages, please contact Archivist Dawn Youngblood at 817-884-3272.