Hanger attended Ft. Defiance High School. Hanger received a B.S. in Management and Economics and an M.B.A. at James Madison University. He is a member of the Church of the Brethren.
In addition to serving as senator Hanger works in commercial real estate. Previously, Hanger served as a member of the House of Delegates from 1983-92 and a Captain in the Army/National Guard from 1972-83.
- Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
- Local Government
- Rehabilitation and Social Services
Hanger represents Virginia Senate District 24. Senate District 24 includes Albemarle County(part), Augusta County, Greene County, Highland County, Lexington, Rockbridge County(part), Rockingham County(part), Staunton, Waynesboro.
Hanger was born in Staunton, Virginia on August 2, 1948.
- Biography from the Virginia Legislature
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Sen. Hanger's website
- Campaign contributions:1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007