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UTAH POLITICS: BRENT WARD, REPUBLICAN

Current political position: None.

Vital statistics:Age: 43.

Height: 6'3".

Weight: 195 lbs.

Born: Dec. 11, 1945; San Francisco.

Education: Salt Lake City School District, Highland High School. Bachelor's degree from the University of Utah. Law degree from the U. Law School.

Family life: Married to the former Esther Jane Peterson. They have seven children.

Profession: Corporate attorney for Huntsman Chemical Corp. Former U.S. District attorney for Utah, 1981-89.

Political history: Worked on several of Sen. Wallace F. Bennet's campaigns, served as his legislative assistant in Washington, D.C., in 1974. Served on the Reagan/Bush Utah steering committee in 1980.

Quote: "I do have an interest (in running for office). But it's dormant now. It's not a burning or compelling interest, and I don't know when, if ever, it will become such. I'll keep active in public affairs, public speaking and some writing. I won't run in 1990. I won't speculate on 1992. I'm not going to bind myself."

Political future: Most often mentioned as a possible U.S. Senate candidate in1992 or beyond.