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  Gainer III, Glen B.
NameGlen B. Gainer III
Address1516 Washington Ave
Parkersburg, West Virginia , United States
Born February 26, 1960 (61 years)
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifedRBH
Aug 24, 2012 08:07pm
InfoGlen B. Gainer III of Wood County, West Virginia was born February 26, 1960 to Glen B. Gainer, Jr. and Sally J. Gainer. He was educated in Wood County public schools, graduating from Parkersburg High School in 1978. He earned a bachelor's degree in political science at the University of Charleston and attended the Washington Center for Learning Alternatives in 1981, serving as intern on the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.
Auditor Gainer served in the West Virginia State Treasurer's Office from 1985 through 1989, was West Virginia Department of Energy budget director from 1989 through 1991, and was national accounts representative of John Deere & Company from October, 1991 through December, 1992. He is married to the former Susan A. Ryder and has two children, John David II and Joshua Daniel. He is a member of several civic and fraternal organizations.

Auditor Gainer was elected as West Virginia's 19th State Auditor in November of 1992. The Auditor, the State's official bookkeeper, audits all claims presented to the State for payment and, if found legal and correct, issues warrants therefore drawn on the Treasury. He accepts garnishments against State employees and administers the U.S. Savings Bonds Program. He administers social security for employees of State and political subdivisions. He receives taxes due the State collected by sheriffs, and collects and distributes public utility taxes for the State and counties. As Securities Commissioner, ex officio, he approves, rejects, issues licenses for, and supervises the sale of securities in West Virginia. As Commissioner of Delinquent and Nonentered Lands, ex officio, he keeps records of land forfeited to State, sold for delinquent taxes, and redeemed. Auditor Gainer is a member of the Board of Public Works, Board of School Fund, Armory Board and Board of Trustees, State Board of Investments, State Municipal Bond Commission, Land Sales and Condominiums, and is Vice-Chairman of the Public Employees Retirement System. Auditor Gainer also serves as Southeastern States Director, Treasurer of the Board of Directors, and Chairman of the 2002 Committee of the National White Collar Crime Center.


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Father Glen B. Gainer, Jr. 1927-2009

  11/04/2014 WV District 1 Lost 36.00% (-27.90%)
  05/13/2014 WV District 1 - D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/2012 WV Auditor Won 57.40% (+14.79%)
  05/08/2012 WV Auditor- D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/2008 WV Auditor Won 99.94% (+99.89%)
  11/02/2004 WV Auditor Won 61.54% (+23.07%)
  11/07/2000 WV Auditor Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  05/09/2000 WV Auditor - D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/1996 WV Auditor Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1992 WV Auditor Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  05/12/1992 WV Auditor - D Primary Won 62.62% (+25.23%)
  05/10/2016 WV Auditor - D Primary Lost 0.00% (-43.95%)
WV US President - D Primary - May 13, 2008 D Barack Obama