Harper Peterson

Name:

Harper Peterson

E-mail address:

hpeterson3@ec.rr.com

Candidate/personal Web site:

www.wilmingtonmayor.com

Office sought:

Mayor of Wilmington

Political affiliation:

Democrat

Date of birth:

Dec. 16, 1948

Occupation:

None listed

Education:

UNC-CH, Bachelor of Arts

List your prior political experience:

Wilmington City Council 1995-99; Mayor 2001-03

Children:

Lily, 29; Kit, 27; Alex, 25; Addie, 23; Will, 15

Where were you born?:

Huntington, NY

How long have you lived in the municipality where you seek office?:

35 years

Top four civic activities/hobbies:

Coaching lacrosse, Riverwatch, African-American Heritage Foundation, playing soccer

Last book read:

Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns Goodwin

Favorite movie:

McCabe and Mrs. Miller (Robert Altman director)

Favorite food:

Thai cuisine

Role model:

Bill Moyers

Most admired politician:

Abraham Lincoln, Terry Sanford

Type of car you drive:

Ford 150 pickup

Your strongest attribute:

perserverance

Something unusual about you that few people know:

color blind