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John V. Evans

AKA John Victor Evans

Born: 18-Jan-1925
Birthplace: Malad City, ID
Died: 8-Jul-2014
Location of death: Boise, ID
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Mormon
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Idaho, 1977-87

Military service: US Army (WWII)

Defeated in his attempt for US Senate in 1986 by Steve Symms. In 1987, Evans became President of DL Evans Bank, a bank founded by his grandfather. His son, John Evans Jr., a bank manager for the same company, was kidnapped briefly in 1981 by three men including a reserve policeman.

Father: David Lloyd Evans
Mother: Margaret Thomas
Wife: Lola Daniels (m. 29-Apr-1945, until his death, three sons, two daughters)
Son: David L. Evans
Son: John V. Evans, Jr.
Daughter: Martha Evans Gilgen
Daughter: Susan Evans Scarlett
Son: Thomas D. Evans

    High School: Malad High School, Malad City, ID (1943)
    University: Idaho State University (attended)
    University: BA Economics, Stanford University (1951)

    Governor of Idaho (24-Jan-1977 to 5-Jan-1987)
    Lieutenant Governor of Idaho (6-Jan-1975 to 24-Jan-1977)
    Idaho State Senate (1969-75)
    Mayor Malad City, ID (1960-66)
    Idaho State Senate (1953-57)
    American Legion
    Fraternal Order of Eagles
    Freemasonry Masonic Lodge #51 Malad
    Rotary International
    Veterans of Foreign Wars

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