Governor Dan Evans

Former 3-term Governor of Washington

Daniel J. Evans ranks as one of the most distinguished leaders in the history of the State of Washington.

Perhaps best known as governor from 1965–1977, he has demonstrated a lifelong commitment to public service. He became governor of the State of Washington in 1965, ultimately serving an unprecedented three consecutive terms. He was recognized as “One of the Ten Outstanding Governors in the 20th Century” (University of Michigan study, 1981).

Dan Evans and his wife Nancy have three grown sons, Dan Jr., Mark, and Bruce, and nine grandchildren.

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