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Jack Evans

Thursday, January 6, 2005; Page DZ11

Birthplace: Nanticoke, Pa.; Oct. 31, 1953.

Marital status: Widower.

Jack Evans (D-Ward 2), shown with a T-shirt and hats from the old Washington Senators baseball team, cites a famous quotation from Theodore Roosevelt dismissing critics while honoring those who are "actually in the arena." (Bill O'leary -- The Washington Post)

Children: Katherine, John and Christine, triplets, 8.

College: University of Pennsylvania; University of Pittsburgh.

Pets: Kayla, dog; Cookie and Peach, hamsters; Lucky, parakeet.

Celebrity I most resemble: Robert Redford.

My most notable characteristic or personality trait: Being organized.

I'd love to trade places for a day with: President Bush.

Nobody knows I: Ran two marathons.

Favorite quote: "It is not the critic who counts: not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doer of deeds could have done better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena . . . " -- Theodore Roosevelt.

Best movie I've ever seen: "Lawrence of Arabia."

Favorite TV show of all time: "The Sopranos."

Birthday cake: Chocolate.

Car I drive: Chrysler Sebring convertible.

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