Joseph Herbert Gander was born in Dubbo. He died at his home on Enmore Road, Enmore on 22 November 1954. He was survived by his wife, two daughters and a son.
Occupation & interests
Gander was president of the Pony Trotters and Owners Association in 1928. He was also a prominent A Grade cricketer.
Gander was the Federal Member for Reid in the House of Representatives from 19 December 1931 to 21 September 1940. He was a member of Lang Labor.
Local government service
Joseph Gander was an alderman on Newtown Council in 1929-31, representing Camden Ward.
‘When Gander was a cricketer’, The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate, 8 October 1936, p. 14 http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article104698604
‘Death of Mr J. Gander’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 23 November 1954, p. 5 http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article18463445