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Jim, 85, died December 22, 2017. He graduated from Memphis State University in 1956 and served in the 82nd Airborne from 1956-58. Jim later earned his Master's Degree in Education Administration from Memphis State. He worked in the Shelby County (TN) school system for thirty-eight years beginning in 1959. Jim started teaching high school history and worked his way up to Superintendent of the school system where he served twelve years before retiring in 1997. Jim jumped at Missoula 1958-59 and 1961-62.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Anderson, James W. (Missoula 1958)" (2017). Smokejumper Obituaries. 613.