Nebraska Authors

Gary Anderson

Born 1939 Holdrege, NE (USA)

Olympic Gold Medal Winner

Places Lived

Holdrege, NE
Axtell, NE
Lincoln, NE
Hastings, NE
San Francisco, CA
Fulton County, GA

Author Of

  • Nonfiction




University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
Hastings College, Hastings, NE
San Francisco Theological Seminary, San Francisco, CA
Infantry Officer Candidate School, Fort Benning, GA


Legislator, Nebraska State Legislature
Executive Director, National Rifle Association
Administrative Director and Founder, United States Shooting Team Foundation
Shooting Competitions Manager, 1996 Olympic Games
Shooting Manager, Wolf Creek Shooting Venue, Fulton County, GA
Director of Civilian Marksmanship, United States Civilian Marksmanship Program
Vice President, International Shooting Sport Federation
Shooting Coach

Places Worked

Nebraska State Legislature
National Rifle Association
United States Shooting Foundation
1996 Olympic Games
Wolf Creek Shooting Venue
United States Civilian Marksmanship Program
International Shooting Sport Federation


Member of the 1960, 1964, and 1968 Olympic Team
National Championship in Marksmanship (12 times)
7 world championships
2 Olympic gold medals
Presidents National Trophy, 1973, 1975, 1976
National Board for the Promotion of Rifle Practice (NBPRP) Distinguished International Shooting Badge, April 1963, by President John F. Kennedy
Olympic Order Award for Outstanding Services to the Olympic Movement, 2012
Omaha World Herald List of 100 Greatest Nebraska Athletes


National Rifle Association
National Board for the Promotion of Rifle Practice Board Member Hauptschutzengesellschaft, A Shooting Club in Munich, GERMANY, member


Marksmanship. 1972.
Marksmanship: An Illustrated Guide to Better Shooting. 1977.

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