October 23, 1997 in Washington Voices

Norman Wilson


Irvin Water District, candidate for Commissioner Position No. 1.

Personal: Age 68 … Retired long-haul driver for Consolidated Motor Freight … Married with three grown daughters and one grown son … Enjoys camping and studying genealogy.

Education: Graduated from Gonzaga Prep.

Last book read: “Dodd-Hale and Related Families.”

Favorite book: No favorite.

Greatest accomplishment: Working 26 years as a truck driver and never getting into a wreck.

Biggest regret: Not going to college.

Person he most admires: Ben Blue, an actor who took kids in the Los Angeles area under his wing and helped them find success. Wilson got to know the actor after becoming friends with his son in the Navy.

What he would change: He’d like to see the area’s water districts form closer relationships.

, DataTimes

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