Joseph Herbert Gander

Billiard Maker, Public Servant

Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Newtown 1929 1931
  • Newtown Alderman Joe Gander (Parliamentary Handbook)

Family background

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.

Parliamentary service

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

‘Death of Mr J. Gander’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 23 November 1954, p. 5

JT Lang and Lang Labor, NAA Fact Sheet 96,

Joe Gander, Wikipedia,


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