Ora Anderson

By Patrick Kavanagh
History of Women in Forest Lawn Cemetery

Section 29
Single Grave 456
Date of Death: 9/23/1970
(Member of one of Buffalo's oldest Black Families)

Ms. Anderson was born in Albia, Iowa, and came to Buffalo in 1914.

She was a Buffalo Club woman and a member of one of the oldest African American families in Buffalo.

Her husband, James T. Anderson, traced his ancestry in Buffalo back to 1832.

She was Regional President of the Empire State Federation of Women's Clubs in 1938.

Ms. Anderson was eighty years old at the time of her death.

See also Uncrowned Queens

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