The Mountain Mail, Aug. 12, 1969:

Anthony “Tony” Gentile, 39, announced his candidacy for the office of Salida city clerk, a post held for many years by Ted Judge. Judge has announced his intentions to retire from the office when his term expires.

Gentile, whose name will appear on the ballot this fall for the office, is a native of Salida and attended Salida schools. He is currently employed part-time in the city clerk’s office. Higher education for Gentile was at the University of Denver where he majored in business education.

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