Martin Anderson, a Portola Valley resident, scholar at Stanford University's Hoover Institution, and policy adviser to presidents, died Saturday, Jan. 3, at his home in his sleep. He was 78.
His academic work and writing career was punctuated by service in the administrations of Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan.
With Mr. Reagan, he was a senior policy adviser during his campaign and assistant for policy development, particularly on economic issues and missile defense.
Mr. Anderson taught at the business school at Columbia University and is the author of many books.
Click here to see a Lasting Memories posting on Mr. Anderson.