Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, University Washington, 1948. Master of Science, University Washington, 1949.
With Associate General Contractors, Seattle, 1953-1959. Consultant civil engineer, 1949-1951. Partner Gray & Evans, structural and civil engineers, 1961-1965.
Member Washington House of Representatives from, King County, 1956-1965. Republican floor leader Washington House of Representatives, 1961-1965. Governor State of Washington, 1965-1977.
President Evergreen State College, Olympia, 1977-1983. Member United States Senator from Washington, 1983-1989. Now involved in environmental work, public appearances.
Chairman Daniel J. Evans & Associates, Seattle, since 1989. Director Costco Wholesale Corporation, Issaquah, since 2003. Co-founder Seattle Initiative for Global Development.
Chairman Pacific Northwest Electric Power and Conservation Planning Council, 1981-1983. Board directors Puget Sound Energy, Tera Computer Company, Santa Fe, Inc., Flow International, Attachmate, Western Wireless Corporation, National Informatics Centre Inc.
Keynote speaker Republican National Convention, 1968. Chairman National Governor's Conference, 1973-1974. Chairman Committee on Policy Options for Global Warming, National Academy of Sciences, 1989-1990.
Regent University Washington, since 1993. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946, 51-53.
Married Nancy Ann Bell, June 6, 1959. Children: Daniel Jackson, Mark L., Bruce M.