Alan Garrett Anderson

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SIR Alan Garrett Anderson, G.B.E. (9 March, 1877 – 4 May, 1952) was a businessman who served as Controller of the Royal Navy from 1917 to 1918.

Life & Career

On 6 September, 1917, Anderson was appointed a Lord Commissioner of the Admiralty as Controller. He left the Board on 17 June, 1918.[1]

See Also


  • "Sir Alan Anderson" (Obituaries). The Times. Monday, 5 May, 1952. Issue 52303, col D, pg. 8.
  • Naval Staff, Training and Staff Duties Division (1929). The Naval Staff of the Admiralty. Its Work and Development. B.R. 1845 (late C.B. 3013). Copy at The National Archives. ADM 234/434.

Political Appointments
Preceded by
Sir Eric C. Geddes
Controller of the Navy
1917 – 1918
Succeeded by
Position Lapsed


  1. The Naval Staff of the Admiralty. p. 126.