EVANS, Daniel Jackson (1925-)

EVANS, DANIEL JACKSON, a Senator from Washington; born in Seattle, King County, Wash., October 16, 1925; graduated, University of Washington, Seattle (civil engineering) 1948, and received a graduate degree from that university in 1949; served in the United States Navy 1943-1946; returned to duty 1951-1953; civil engineer and contractor; member, Washington State house of representatives 1956-1965; Governor 1965-1977; chairman of the National Governors Association 1973-1974; president, Evergreen State College, Olympia, Wash., 1977-1983; appointed on September 8, 1983, to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Henry M. Jackson; took the oath of office on September 12, 1983; subsequently elected by special election as a Republican on November 8, 1983, to complete the term, and served from September 8, 1983, to January 3, 1989; not a candidate for reelection in 1988; chairman, Daniel J. Evans Associates 1989-; member, University of Washington Board of Regents 1993-2005, serving as president 1996-1997; is a resident of Seattle, Wash.

University of Michigan
Bentley Historical Library
Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: Correspondence in Elly Peterson papers, 1943-1985. Finding aid.

University of Washington Libraries
Manuscripts and University Archives
Seattle, WA
Papers: Correspondence in Sierra Club, Northwest Office records, 1967-1985; AFL-CIO, Washington State Labor Council records, 1935-1985; Seattle Audubon Society records, 1909-1987; Michael Hildt papers, 1975-1976; Edward Louis Ullman papers, 1932-1976; and Mary Ellen McCaffree papers, 1947-1974 (bulk 1963-1970). Finding aid.

Washington State Archives
Olympia, WA
Papers: 1926-1997. 292 cubic feet. Congressional and personal papers and correspondence, constituent correspondence and microfilm, mail reports, invitations, political cartoons, legislative files, briefing books, press releases, floor statements, TV transcripts, weekly radio show surveys, Seattle office files, committee files, campaign files, photographs, portraits, motion picture film, video tape, sound recordings, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia. Topics include Columbia River Gorge, energy issues, trade issues, Indian affairs, Northwest Power Planning Council, nuclear waste, and environmental issues. Finding aid.
Papers: 1965-1977. 500 cubic feet. Gubernatorial papers including administrative files and correspondence concerning all major agencies, departments, boards, commissions and institutions; major issue files including constituent correspondence, reports, news clippings, and studies; extradition files; patronage files; Republican party activities files; government reorganization files; legislation files; wartime programs and issues files; speeches and messages; press files; photographs; scrapbooks; water and power files. Finding aid.

Washington State University Libraries
Pullman, WA
Papers: Correspondence in Louis L. Madsen papers, 1956-1973. Finding aid.