Gordon Faber

American mayor

Gordon C. Faber (April 2, 1931 – August 18, 2014) was an American politician and businessman from the U.S. state of Oregon. He was born in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, he grew up in Hillsboro, Oregon.

Gordon Faber
Gordon Faber at Westside MAX opening 1998.jpg
Faber in 1998
Mayor of Hillsboro, Oregon
In office
1993–2001
Preceded byShirley Huffman
Succeeded byTom Hughes
Member of the Hillsboro City Council
In office
1981–1985
1987–1993
Personal details
Born(1931-04-02)April 2, 1931
Greensburg, Pennsylvania
DiedAugust 18, 2014(2014-08-18) (aged 83)
Hillsboro, Oregon
NationalityAmerican
Spouse(s)B. J. Jeddeloh
Children3
ResidenceHillsboro, Oregon
Alma materWillamette University
Lewis & Clark College
OccupationRetired

He joined the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War and was a small business owner before becoming a real estate agent and entering politics. He served on Hillsboro's budget committee and city council before serving two terms as mayor from 1993 to 2001.

Faber died on August 18, 2014, at home in Hillsboro, Oregon at the age of 83 due to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Hammill, Luke (August 22, 2014). "Gordon Faber, respected former mayor of Hillsboro, dead at 83". The Oregonian. Retrieved 23 August 2014.