Gardner was born October 14, 1891 in Walla Walla, the son of Mr. and Mrs. H.A. Gardner.
Gardner was a charter member of the Walla Walla Country Club, a 30-year member of the Walla Walla Elks Lodge, a 55-year member of the Masonic Lodge and a past master of it, a 32nd Degree Mason and a Shriner
Church, Walla Walla Wagon Wheelers
, Walla Walla County Farm Bureau
, Washington State Research Council
, the 158 Club, Walla Walla Booster Club, Pacific Northwest Waterways Association
, Sons of the American Revolution
, Walla Walla Rotary Club
, Washington Association of Wheat Growers
and an honorary member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity
was listed in "Who's Who in the West," and "Who's Who in American Dogdom" and "The History of the State of Washington."
Funeral arrangements are pending at Groseclse Garden Chapel