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As an adult, Andersen held jobs ranging from factory worker to door to door salesman, a job that landed him in Minnesota. In 1931, he graduated from the U of M’s business school and married the woman whom he called his most important influence, his college girlfriend, Eleanor Johnson. Fuller. In seven years, he rose to company president where he brought a philosophy unheard of in business at the time. He invested in employees.
“It’s one of the happiest, most touching, moving memories I have is leaving a Senate chamber late one night. We’d had a harsh debate and finally won, it was clear the bill was going to pass. And as I left the chamber, a fine black man who was serving as sergeant at arms, I could see he wanted to talk to me as I left. So I paused and greeted him. And he said, ‘you know Senator, tonight for the first time, I felt like a real man.’ And that’s a tremendous thing when another human being had to feel that somehow they’re not quite up to other people; that’s a dreadful thing,” Anderson recalled in an interview.
“I think we’re coming to the end of a materialistic age, where money was more important than anything else and the heart of a future is going to be in meetings like this. And in Minnesota, the heart of the culture is right here because it’s in the expression of the poetry in the lives of people, the history of politics, the generations that have gone before that should stand as a springboard for future citizenship that will be more appreciative of our government, more respectful of the views of others, dedicated not to private gain but to public service for the welfare of all. That should be the mission of all of us”