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Gale Gordon - From Mayor of Wistful Vista to Borrego Springs

Gale Gordon had a long and rewarding career in television though his life was back on his farm in Borrego Springs, CA with his wife Virgina.  Gordon married Virginia Curley in 1937.  In 1948, he bought his 150 acre farm where he built a house, a studio and furniture for the house. Not only was he an actor and a craftsman, Gordon was a farmer.  He was one of a very few farmers in the United States who grew and sold carob. He was a painter, a veteran of the Coast Guard, and an author.  

After living a long  and full life, Gale Gordon died six months after his wife in 1995.  He was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame 1999.

Gale's website