John D. Evans

John D. Evans is an American business executive, best known for his role as one of the co-founders of the C-SPAN television network.wikipedia
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John D. Evans is an American business executive, best known for his role as one of the co-founders of the C-SPAN television network.
Among them were Bob Rosencrans, who provided $25,000 of initial funding in 1979, and John D. Evans, who provided the wiring and access to the headend needed for the distribution of the C-SPAN signal.

Brian Lamb

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The network came about through a conversation he had with a former navy buddy of his Brian Lamb, who shared his idea of an all-Congress television station with Evans in July 1977.

United States Navy

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Evans served in the US Navy, achieving the rank of lieutenant during his career.

USS America (CV-66)

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He served aboard the aircraft carriers USS America and USS John F. Kennedy, was a television project head in the Navy project SEALAB, and served on the staff of the Chief of Naval Operations at The Pentagon.

USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67)

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He served aboard the aircraft carriers USS America and USS John F. Kennedy, was a television project head in the Navy project SEALAB, and served on the staff of the Chief of Naval Operations at The Pentagon.

SEALAB

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He served aboard the aircraft carriers USS America and USS John F. Kennedy, was a television project head in the Navy project SEALAB, and served on the staff of the Chief of Naval Operations at The Pentagon.

Chief of Naval Operations

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He served aboard the aircraft carriers USS America and USS John F. Kennedy, was a television project head in the Navy project SEALAB, and served on the staff of the Chief of Naval Operations at The Pentagon.

The Pentagon

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He served aboard the aircraft carriers USS America and USS John F. Kennedy, was a television project head in the Navy project SEALAB, and served on the staff of the Chief of Naval Operations at The Pentagon.

Television licence

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Evans founded Evans Communications System after his career in the Navy, starting with two radio licenses in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Charlottesville, Virginia

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Evans founded Evans Communications System after his career in the Navy, starting with two radio licenses in Charlottesville, Virginia.

WarnerMedia

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In 1972 he became a regional manager of the largest operating region of the predecessor of the Time Warner company, and eventually took the job of chief operating officer for Arlington Cable Partners.

Washington, D.C.

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As an investor in the company, he helped build the first cable system in the Washington D.C. area.

CableACE Award

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During his tenure as Chairman, C-SPAN was the winner of several Golden Cable ACE awards, a Peabody Award, and a Golden Beacon Award.

Peabody Award

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During his tenure as Chairman, C-SPAN was the winner of several Golden Cable ACE awards, a Peabody Award, and a Golden Beacon Award.

NCTA (association)

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He also served on the boards of the National Cable Television Association, the Washington Metropolitan Cable Club, and Falcon Cable Holdings.

Internet2

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He is also on the board of Internet2, a consortium of 221 US Universities operating an 8.8 Terabit capacity research and education network.

Washington & Jefferson College

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In 2009 Evans was named Entrepreneur of the Year by Washington & Jefferson College.

Emory University

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In 2005 Evans was invited by Emory University to consult with Emory committees and serve on a Futurist Forum Panel to help Emory develop its strategic plan.

Middleburg, Virginia

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In 1992, Evans bought Waterford Farm in Middleburg, Virginia and began breeding cattle.

Amman

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He is also an investor and serves on the board of Accelerator Technology Holdings headquartered in Amman, Jordan.

National LGBT Chamber of Commerce

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In 2009 Evans received the Courage in Business award from the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce.

Robert B. Evans

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Evans is the son of Edward S. Evans, Jr, former CEO of Evans Products Company, nephew of Robert Beverley Evans, and grandson of Edward S. Evans Sr, who, in 1926, flew around the world in 28 days setting the world's record with pilot Linton Wells.

Linton Wells

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Evans is the son of Edward S. Evans, Jr, former CEO of Evans Products Company, nephew of Robert Beverley Evans, and grandson of Edward S. Evans Sr, who, in 1926, flew around the world in 28 days setting the world's record with pilot Linton Wells.

University of Michigan

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John Evans is a graduate of the University of Michigan, and has homes in Sag Harbor, New York and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

Sag Harbor, New York

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John Evans is a graduate of the University of Michigan, and has homes in Sag Harbor, New York and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.