Gerald Hyland

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Gerald W. Hyland
Member of the Fairfax County
Board of Supervisors
from the Mount Vernon district
In office
Preceded by T. Farrell Egge
Succeeded by Daniel Storck
Personal details
Political party Democratic Party
Alma mater
Occupation Attorney, Lobbyist, Farmer

Gerald W. "Gerry" Hyland was a member of the Fairfax County, Virginia Board of Supervisors. A Democrat, he has represented the Mount Vernon District (which includes Mount Vernon, Lorton, and Belle Haven[1]) from 1988 to 2015. He served in the United States Air Force for 30 years, six of which on active duty, and four overseas.[2]

Hyland was first elected to the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors in 1987, defeating incumbent Republican supervisor T. Farrell Egge by 27 votes.[3][4]

In February 2015, the 78-year-old Hyland announced he would not seek reelection to the Board of Supervisors, and would retire at the end of the year.[4]


  1. ^ "Mount Vernon District map" (PDF). Fairfax County. Retrieved December 13, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Supervisor Hyland's Bio". Fairfax County. Retrieved March 15, 2010. 
  3. ^ Hockstader, Lee; Jordan, Mary (4 November 1987). "Moore Trounces Herrity". The Washington Post. Retrieved 7 October 2015. 
  4. ^ a b Olivo, Antonio (2 February 2015). "Longtime Fairfax County Supervisor Gerald W. Hyland to retire". The Washington Post. Retrieved 7 October 2015. 

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