Nebraska Authors

Ferd E. Anderson

AKA: Jr.

Born 1925-02-27 Wahoo, NE (USA)

Died 2013-11-09

Wahoo, NE (USA)
Sunrise Cemetery

Places Lived

Wahoo, NE
West Point, NY
Ft. Bragg, NC
Washington, D.C.
Ft. Leavenworth, KS
Vicksburg, MS
Lincoln, NE

Numerous Military Posts

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Nuclear Weapons; Military Manuals


Bachelor's Degree, 1946, West Point Military Academy, West Point, NY
Masters Degree, 1954, University of Illinois


Executive Director
Assistant Director of Civil Works, United States Army Chief of Engineers Office
Special Projects Coordinator, Office of the Dean, UNL College of Engineering

Places Worked

Army Corps of Engineers
U.S. Army Construction Agency, FRANCE
United States Army Chief of Engineers Office
Mississippi River Commission and Lower Mississippi Valley Division, Deputy Engineer
United States Army Europe Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, College of Engineering


Numerous Military Awards, including the Legion of Merit with Oak Leaf Cluster Medal


Consulting Engineers Council of Nebraska, Executive Director
Nebraska Society of Professional Engineers, Executive Secretary


The Effects of Nuclear Weapons. 1957.
American Society of Civil Engineers Manual of engineering Practive Number 42: Design of Structures to Resist Nuclear Weapons Effects. 1961.

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