John Anderson, Viscount Waverley, 1882-1958

  title={John Anderson, Viscount Waverley, 1882-1958},
  author={Edward Ettingdean Bridges},
  journal={Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  pages={306 - 325}
  • E. Bridges
  • Published 1 November 1958
  • History
  • Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society
The Right Honourable Sir John Anderson, O.M., 1st Viscount Waverley of Westdean, died in St Thomas’s Hospital, London, on 4 January 1958 at the age of 75, after a lifetime of public service. Few men have filled so many public posts of the highest importance and of such bewildering variety. No one who has covered so wide a range has ever, surely, left behind a record of so many difficult tasks carried through to a successful conclusion. But when this record of a lifetime’s work is set out, it is…