Three Minutes with Marvin Hamilton

Photo contributed by Marvin Hamilton

Marvin Hamilton

Certifier, Department of Human Services

When did you move to Hermiston?


What is your favorite place to eat in Hermiston?

Delish Bistro and the chicken stand at the farmers market

What do you like to do in your spare time?

Restore old cars, Metal Art and BBQ

What surprises you about Hermiston?

The diversity of the area. I always seem to meet people that are from another country.

What was the last book you read?

“Paradise Lost,” by John Milton — “Hard liberty before the easy yoke of servile pomp.”

What app or website do you use most often other than Facebook or Google?

eBay, Craigslist

If you could travel anywhere, where would you go?

Singapore. Cleanest country in the world. Great food and great shopping.

What is the funniest thing that’s happened to you?

I have had my gas tank fall out of my car while driving when I was living in Japan. I hit a bump in the road and heard something dragging and when I pulled over I found my gas tank behind my car being held on by the fuel line to the engine.

What is one of your goals for the next 12 months?

Complete my wife’s 67 Mustang

What is your proudest accomplishment?

Currently it is helping a family adopt a child. I am so proud of them!

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