Thursday, January 01, 2009

Commissioners Appoint Two to County Positions

Source: Anderson Daily Bulletin, Anderson, Indiana, Tuesday, December 1, 1959, page 1.

Commissioners Appoint Two to County Positions

Members of the incoming Madison County Board of Commissioners, Ralph Thurston, north district, and Harold Foust, member-elect, middle district, today announced through the office of William Norton, Democrat county chairman, the selection of two new county appointees who will assume their duties Jan. 1 when the Democratic controlled board takes office.

Mrs. Mary Lambertson, Alexandria, is to be secretary in the commissioners office succeeding Audrey Welch, who is to become secretary in the planning body office.

Gene Brundage, 2724 East Lynn St., is to be county veterans service officer. Both appointees are Democrats.

Mrs. Lambertson was employed as clerk of the circuit for Joe Armington, county clerk in 1952 and 1953. She held the post of secretary in the commissioners office in 1956 and 1957. For the past two years, 1958 and 1959, she has been secretary in the office of the County Planning Commission and building inspector. She is the daughter of Ray Miller, president of the Alexandria Bank. Her husband, Robert Lambertson, is a precinct committeeman. They have one daughter, Nancy, 13.

Mr. Brundage, who will become veterans office, is 27 years old. He served in the Armed Forces from February, 1953, to February, 1955, with 29 months of that time spent in Europe as a message center clerk and company clerk. He was graduated from Anderson High School and attended Ball State Teachers College. He is a member of the Eagles Lodge, UAW Local 662 and attends the First Baptist Church. He worked as a real estate assessor in the township assessors's office and is now employed at Delco-Remy. He has a wife, Joyce Illise Brundage and two children, Gina Lynn, 3, and Brenda Gaye, 2.

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