James Edward Anderson, CBE (3 April 1871 — 15 January 1945) was a mechanical engineer of the Midland Railway and later the London, Midland and Scottish Railway and had a great influence on the latter's adoption of the former's unwise locomotive policies.
James Anderson (August 5, 1662 - April 3, 1728), Scottish antiquary and historian, was born at Edinburgh.
James Michael (Jimmy) Anderson (born 30 July 1982 in Burnley, Lancashire) is an international English cricketer. A pace bowler, Anderson made his international debut at the age of just 20 before experiencing a career trough. He has since been recalled to play for England, however.