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Martin Anderson, adviser to presidents, died Saturday at home in Portola Valley

 

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.


Martin Anderson
His positions with Mr. Nixon included director of research for his 1968 presidential campaign, domestic policy adviser, special assistant and special consultant.

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.

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