Fenderson was a Human who lived on Torgu-Va in 2367. Fenderson was part of the squad that met Commander William T. Riker and Doctor Janice Eardman after they had beamed down to Torgu-Va. Fenderson was responsible for de-activating and re-activating the mines as the party was traveling to the Federation Battle Station Torgu-Va.

Fenderson was the descendant of the USS Verdun crewmember Fenderson. (TNG novel: The Forgotten War)