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2019-2020

DISTRICT GOVERNOR

Gary K. Hall

82nd  District Governor for District 4L2

DG Gary was born in Aitkin, Minnesota, a small town in the northern part of the state.  He spent many summers on his Grandparents dairy farm outside of town along the banks of the Mississippi River.

The family later moved to Los Angeles, C where DG Gary attended Horace Mann Junior High School.  After moving to Lawndale, CA he attended ad graduated from Leuzinger High School.  It was while attending Leuzinger that he became interested in the printing trade and was employed by the school district.  He worked after school and summers in the school print shop for three years where they printed school newspapers for three high schools and many items used by the school district.

DG Gary is a veteran of four plus years in the United States Navy serving in San Diego, CA, Seattle, WA and three years sea duty aboard the USS Constellation CV A64, an attack air craft carrier, during the Viet Nam era in the Gulf of Tonkin.  DG Gary finished his four years naval enlistment as an E-5 Petty Officer.

He owned and operated a commercial printing company in the City of Lawndale, CA for 34 years and retired in 2009.

During this time, he became a Charter Member of the Irwindale Chamber of Commerce and became President of the Chamber in 2002-2003.  Also, he was named Business Man of the Year in 1998 and Business of the Year in 2001.

A Lions member since 1980, he has been President of the Irwindale Lions Club eight times and held many other offices in the club.  District positions include Zone Chair, Region Chair and Global Leadership Team Coordinator for three years.  He was on the MD-4 Youth Outreach Committee for four years and Chair of the committee for two of those years.  He joined Lions Camps at Teresita Pines Board of Directors in 2013 and participates in many of the camps functions.

DG Gary and his wife, Lion Teri, have been married 28 plus years and have one daughter and four sons.  Both DG Gary and Lion Teri are retired and reside in La Verne, CA with wonder dog named Heidi.

His Motto is:

"We Serve Better Together".

 

 

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