- Warren M. Anderson
name = Warren Mattice Anderson
Lieutenant Governor of New York(Acting)
term_start = December 1973
term_end = December 1974
governor = Malcolm Wilson
predecessor = Malcolm Wilson
term_start2 = February 1985
term_end2 = December 1986
Majority Leader of the New York State Senate
term_start3 = January 1973
December 31 1988
Ralph J. Marino
October 16, 1915
birth_place = Bainbridge, New York
June 1 2007(aged 91)
Johnson City, New York
party = Republican
Warren Mattice Anderson (
October 16, 1915– June 1, 2007) was Temporary President and Majority Leader of the New York State Senate. He was a resident of Binghamton, New York.
Anderson, a Republican, served as the Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee from 1966 to 1972. In this capacity he was the unofficial deputy to then Majority Leader
Earl Brydges. After Brydges retired, Anderson succeeded him as majority leader. Anderson worked with the Governor of New York Hugh Careyand Assembly Speaker Stanley Steingutto put together a package to rescue New York Cityfrom bankruptcyin 1975. [ [http://www.tonawanda-news.com/nationalstate/gnnnationalstate_story_152164917.html?keyword=topstory Associated Press via Towananga News, "Former New York State Senate leader dies" June 1, 2007] ]
He served in the Senate's top post until 1988, when he re-joined the law firm of
Hinman, Howard & Kattell, LLP[ [http://www.hhk.com Hinman Howard &Katell] ] in Binghamton, New York. In May 2006, Anderson announced his endorsement of former Assembly Minority Leader John Fasofor the Republican nomination for governor.
In his role as Temporary President of the Senate, Anderson twice performed the duties of the
Lieutenant Governor of New York. The first was from December 1973 to December 1974 after the resignation of Gov. Nelson Rockefellerelevated Lt. Gov. Malcolm Wilson to the governorship. The second was from February 1985 to December 1986 after Lt. Gov. Alfred Delbelloresigned.
Interstate 88, which runs from the
Southern Tierto the Capital District, is named after the late Senator.
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