September 20, 1962 — James Gander, 40, son of Mrs. Blanche Shaffer Gander and the late Lester H. Gander and a prominent Page County Republican, was named by Judge Hamilton Haas, of the Circuit Court, Monday to fill the unexpired term of the late Buford W. Mauck, as treasurer of Page County.
Mr. Gander has been active in civic affairs for a number of years.
After graduating from high school, he worked with his father and brother on the family farm.
In May 1955, he accepted a position with the Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance Service for Page County.
On Jan. 1, 1959, he was appointed agency manager for the insurance company.
~ From the public archives of the Page News and Courier