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Athletic Hall of Fame

Russel Jones Anderson

Russel Jones Anderson


At Rochester:

  • Captained the basketball team in 1936-37 and also played baseball
  • Member of Mendicants as a junior and Keidaeans as a senior
  • Manager of the University McFarlin Toggery Shop in Todd Union Hall
  • Earned an A.B. in Economics in 1937


  • Began his career with Eastman Kodak Co. in 1941 at Kodak Park
  • Transferred to Kodak's statistical department that same year
  • After military service as a Lt., USN, from 1942-45, he returned to the statistical department
  • Was named assistant head of market research in 1954 and was later elevated to assistant director, and finally director of marketing research in 1976