The President today announced his intention to nominate Thomas H. Anderson, Jr., of Mississippi, as Ambassador to Barbados, and to serve concurrently as Ambassador to the Commonwealth of Dominica, to Saint Lucia, to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, to Antigua and Barbuda, and to St. Christopher and Nevis. He would succeed Milan D. Bish.
Mr. Anderson was assistant to the vice president of Hancock Bank in Gulfport, MS, in 1969-1972. Since 1973 he has been administrative assistant to the United States House of Representatives Minority Whip Trent Lott (R-MS). He serves on the board of directors of Southern Federal Savings and Loan Association in Gulfport, MS.
Mr. Anderson graduated from the University of Mississippi (B.A., 1968). He is married to the former Katherine Milner and they are residents of Gulfport and Alexandria, VA. He was born March 17, 1946, in Gulfport.