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Adrian M. Fenty

Thursday, January 6, 2005; Page DZ13

Birthplace and date: Washington, D.C.; Dec. 6, 1970.

Marital status: Married.

Adrian M. Fenty (D-Ward 4), with twin sons Matthew, left, and Andrew, considers Washington, D.C., to be his favorite place to spend a vacation. His favorite president is John F. Kennedy. (Mark Finkenstaedt For The Washington Post)

_____D.C. Council, In Private_____
What do city officials do, and where do they go, when they're not on duty? Their answers can be surprising.
Anthony A. Williams, Mayor
Linda W. Cropp, Council Chair
Jack Evans, Ward 2
Carol Schwartz, At-Large
David A. Catania, At-Large
Phil Mendelson, At-Large
Kwame R. Brown, At-Large
Jim Graham, Ward 1
Kathy Patterson, Ward 3
Adrian M. Fenty, Ward 4
Vincent B. Orange Sr., Ward 5
Sharon Ambrose, Ward 6
Vincent C. Gray, Ward 7
Marion Barry, Ward 8

Children: Matthew Fenty and Andrew Fenty, both 4.

College: Oberlin.

My most notable characteristic: Endurance.

Favorite quote: "The moral test of government is how [it] treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped." -- Hubert Humphrey.

Best book I've ever read: "Dream City: Race, Power, and the Decline of Washington, D.C." by Harry S. Jaffe and Tom Sherwood.

Favorite TV show: "Meet the Press."

Restaurant where my constituents would most likely run into me: Mocha Hut Coffee House.

Birthday cake: Chocolate with chocolate frosting.

Car I drive: Ford Expedition.

Best car I've ever had: Ford Expedition.

Politician I most admire: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton.

Favorite president: John F. Kennedy.

Person in history I would most want to meet: Several ancestors.

Most important influence in my life: Wife, Michelle.

Favorite place to vacation: Washington, D.C.

Most interesting place I ever visited: Washington, D.C.

Pet peeve: Not enough time in the day.

Impression people have of the District that I would most like to change: That the government is unresponsive and does not serve people who are most in need.

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