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James Stanley Evans

James Stanley Evans, American communications company executive. Foundation board directors Science Museum Virginia, Richmond; board directors Eye & Ear Hospital, Richmond, Virginia Opera Association; advisory board Massie Cancer Clinic.

Background

  • Evans, James Stanley was born on April 28, 1921 in Joplin, Missouri, United States. Son of Seymour S. and Jeanette (Sloan) Evans.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Purdue University. Postgraduate, Harvard University Business School, 1972.

    Career

    • Group vice president Mead Corporation, Dayton, Ohio, 1946-1973. Vice president Media General Inc., Richmond, Virginia, 1973-1977, senior vice president newsprint operations, 1977-1980, executive vice president operations, 1980-1982, chief operating officer, 1982-1985, president, since 1982, Chief Executive Officer, since 1985, vice chairman, since 1990.

    Membership

    Foundation board directors Science Museum Virginia, Richmond. Board directors Eye & Ear Hospital, Richmond, Virginia Opera Association. Advisory board Massie Cancer Clinic.

    Connections

    • Married Beatrice Ware, October 27, 1951. Children: James A., John M.
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    Born April 28, 1921
    • 1972
      Harvard University Business School
    • 1946 - 1973
      Group vice president, Mead Corporation
      Dayton, Ohio, United States
    • 1973 - 1977
      vice president, Media General Incorporated
      Richmond, Virginia, United States
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