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Herb Carlson

Thu., Oct. 23, 1997

Spokane County Water District No. 3, incumbent commissioner No. 1.

Personal: Age 76 … retired manager of administrative services for Chevron … married with one grown daughter … enjoys golf and travel.

Education: Graduate of Lewis and Clark High School … one year of college at Gonzaga University, one year at Golden West College in California.

Last book read: “The 50th Anniversary of the Allied Victory: World War II.”

Favorite book: None.

Greatest accomplishment: Working with private citizens to form the water district in 1986.

Biggest regret: No regrets.

Person he most admires: His wife of 53 years, because she’s fun to be with and puts up with him.

What he would change: He would like to have the water district, purchased in 1986, paid off by 2004. At that time, he hopes to cut water rates by 20 to 40 percent.

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