Personal: Age 63 … raised in Spokane … owner, Jack Geraghty & Associates public relations consulting firm … former president, Alliance Pacific Inc. … served two years in Army, four years in Air National Guard and four years in Air Force Reserves … county commissioner, 1964-1971 … board member, Eastern Washington University trustees … board member, Association of Washington Cities … separated with four grown daughters.
Education: Bachelor of arts in communications, University of Washington … graduated from North Central High School.
Finances: As of Wednesday, raised $38,465, including $2,580 worth of in-kind contributions from Pridemark Outdoor Advertising, $2,000 from the Washington State Council of County and City Employees, and $2,000 from the Spokane Firefighters Union.
Campaign managers: Chris Marr, Sheila Collins, Sally Cole, Elinor Magnuson.
Favorite music: Classical and contemporary jazz.
Favorite TV shows: “60 Minutes,” “Masterpiece Theatre.”
Car used most: 1995 Mercury Sable.
Riskiest thing done in the last year: “Not getting enough strokes from my brother Mike in a golf game.”
Favorite Books: “Truman,” “War and Remembrance.”