|Member of the Virginia Senate
from the 24th district
January 10, 1996
|Preceded by||Frank W. Nolen|
|Member of the Virginia House of Delegates
from the 26th district
January 12, 1983 – January 8, 1992
|Preceded by||Lewis W. Parker, Jr.|
|Succeeded by||I. Clinton Miller|
|Born||Emmett Wilson Hanger, Jr.
August 2, 1948
Staunton, Virginia, U.S.
|Residence||Augusta County, Virginia|
|Alma mater||James Madison University|
|Religion||Church of the Brethren|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||1971–1983|
|Unit||Virginia Army National Guard|
Emmett Wilson Hanger, Jr. (born August 2, 1948, in Staunton, Virginia) is an American politician of the Republican Party. He was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates from 1983 to 1991, when he was unseated by Creigh Deeds. Since 1996 he has been a member of the Senate of Virginia. He currently represents the 24th district. This district, located in the central Shenandoah Valley and nearby sections of the Blue Ridge Mountains, includes the independent cities of Staunton, Waynesboro and Lexington; all of three counties; and parts of three others. He is a member of the Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources, Finance, Local Government, and Rehabilitation and Social Services committees.
- Senate of Virginia; Emmett W. Hanger, Jr.
- Virginia House of Delegates; Emmett W. Hanger, Jr.
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- "Senate of Virginia; Emmett W. Hanger, Jr.". 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-10.
- "Virginia House of Delegates; Emmett W. Hanger, Jr.". 1991. Retrieved 2008-11-20.
- Emmett Hanger: Responsible Leadership in Virginia's Senate (Constituent/campaign website)
- "Senator Emmett Hanger". Richmond Sunlight.
- "Virginia Public Access Project; Emmett W. Hanger". Retrieved 2008-11-10.
- "Virginia State Board of Elections; Election Information; Election Results". Retrieved 2008-11-10.
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