EAGLE GROVE - Thomas Floyd Anderson was born March 19, 1939, in Eagle Grove, Iowa to Floyd Anderson and Catherine (McKenna) Anderson. He was raised in Eagle Grove and graduated from Eagle Grove High School in 1957. He then attended Eagle Grove Community College. Tom enlisted in the United States Navy in 1958 and served aboard the USS Molala as an Interior Communication Specialist and the USS Jason serving 4 years active duty between the West Coast and the Far East. Upon returning to civilian life, he worked at Globe Union in Fort Dodge as an inspector, and then he began his banking career at the State bank in Fort Dodge. While living in Fort Dodge, he was a member of the Fort Dodge Jaycees.