William Anderson (1885 - 13 March 1915) was a Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
William Robert Anderson (born June 17, 1921) is a former officer in the United States Navy and a former member of Congress from Tennessee.
William Anderson (1842 - 1900), was a Scottish surgeon and collector of Japanese art. He was the first chairman of the Japan Society. Between 1882 and 1900, Anderson donated his collection of approximately 2000 of Japanese illustrated woodcut books to the British Library.
William Louie Anderson (February 11 1892 - March 5 1972) was Bishop of the Church of England See of Salisbury from 1949 to 1963.
William Anderson (born 1962) is an American guitarist and composer.
William Anderson (April 7 1822 – 1897) was an Ontario farmer and political figure. He represented Prince Edward in the 1st Parliament of Ontario as a Conservative member from 1870 to 1871.
William Anderson (dates of birth and death unknown) was a noted English cricketer of the mid-18th century who was principally associated with the famous London Cricket Club.
William Anderson (1762 - December 16, 1829) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.