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Insurance company executive

John Erik Evans, American insurance company executive. Chairman Des Moines Planning and Zoning Board, 1978; board directors Iowa Methodist Medical center; chairman Iowa Fair Plan, Des Moines, 1976; Member of Alliance American Insurers, Greater Des Moines Chamber of Commerce, Wakonda Country Club, Masons.

Background

Evans, John Erik was born on October 10, 1927 in Des Moines. Son of Harold Sulser and Lana Edna (Eriksen) Evans.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Iowa, 1949. Marketing representative Aid Insurance Services, Des Moines, since 1949, assistant secretary, 1954-1957, secretary, 1957-1959, vice president, 1959-1961, executive vice president, 1961-1963, president, Chairman of the Board, since 1963. President, director Iowa Insurance Institute, Des Moines, since 1978.

Director Mutual Casualty Companies Conference Chairman Des Moines Planning and Zoning Board, 1978. Board directors Iowa Methodist Medical Center, since 1982. Chairman Iowa Fair Plan, Des Moines, 1976.

Career

Marketing representative Aid Insurance Services, Des Moines, 1949—1954, assistant secretary, 1954—1957, secretary, 1957—1959, vice president, 1959—1961, executive vice president, 1961—1963, president, chairman board, since 1963. Director Mutual Casualty Companies Conference.

Membership

Chairman Des Moines Planning and Zoning Board, 1978. Board directors Iowa Methodist Medical center. Chairman Iowa Fair Plan, Des Moines, 1976.

Member of Alliance American Insurers, Greater Des Moines Chamber of Commerce, Wakonda Country Club, Masons.

Connections

Married Priscilla Nunn Garrett, August 6, 1949 (divorced 1976). Children: Janice, Julie, John Evans Junior. Married Jane Ellen Welker, January 28, 1978.

father:
Harold Sulser Evans

mother:
Lana Edna (Eriksen) Evans

spouse:
Priscilla Nunn Garrett

spouse:
Jane Ellen Welker

child:
Janice Evans

child:
Julie Evans

child:
John Evans Junior Evans