Wang Gang, male, Han nationality, is a native of Fuyu, Jilin Province. He was born in 1942, joined the work force in 1967, and joined the CPC in 1971. Wang graduated from Jilin University.
In the later 1960s and 1970s, Wang worked in the Ministry of Construction. In the mid-1980's Wang held Party positions in the Letter and Calls Bureau of the CPC Central Committee. In the 1990's he served as Director of the Central Archives and the State Archives Bureau. In 2002, Wang became an alternate member of the Politburo of the CPC Central Committee.
Wang Gang was an alternate member of the 15th CPC Central Committee and was a member of the 16th CPC Central Committee.
In 2007 he became a member of the politboro of the 17th CPC Central Committee and in 2008 he became a Vice-Chairman of the 11th National Committee of the CPPCC.