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Communications company executive

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, Media General Inc., Richmond, Virginia, 1977-1980; executive vice president operations, Media General Inc., Richmond, Virginia, 1980-1982; chief operating officer, Media General Inc., Richmond, Virginia, 1982-1985; president, Media General Inc., Richmond, Virginia, since 1982; Chief Executive Officer, Media General Inc., Richmond, Virginia, since 1985; vice chairman, Media General Inc., Richmond, Virginia, 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.

father:
Seymour S. Evans

mother:
Jeanette (Sloan) Evans

spouse:
Beatrice Ware

children:
John M. Evans

James A. Evans