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Face Time with Matt Henry

Published: Friday, Aug. 16, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

Geneva resident Matt Henry, 47, was at the classic car show in Geneva with his wife’s 2013 Fiat Abarth when he answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.  

Where did you grow up? Fort Wayne, Ind.

Pets? A yellow lab named Dino after Dino Ferrari

Who would play you in the movie of your life? Bill Murray

First job? Cleaning carpets and detailing cars

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? A truck driver. I’m a sales director.

A movie you’d recommend? “Escanaba in da Moonlight”

Favorite charity? Compassion International

What game show would you be on? “Jeopardy”

Favorite local restaurant? Stockholm’s in Geneva

What is an interesting factoid about yourself? My family has been here since 1714, and I am related to Patrick Henry, 12 generations removed.

Related to anyone else? My family also is related to Gov. William Bradford. His father, also William, had a sister, Ann. She is my great-times-13 generations maternal grandmother. She and William Senior are descended from John Bradford, who was burned at the stake in England in 1555. 

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