The President today announced that he will nominate John R. Evans, of Murray, Utah, for reappointment as a member of the Securities and Exchange Commission for a term expiring June 5, 1983. Evans has been a member of the Commission since 1973.
He was born June 1, 1932, in Bisbee, Ariz. He received a B.S. (1957) and an M.S. (1959) in economics from the University of Utah. He served as a research assistant in the University of Utah's Bureau of Economic and Business Research from 1960 to 1963, and was also an economics instructor in 1962-63. While he was at the University of Utah, Evans published numerous articles and studies in economics and business publications.
From 1963 to 1964, Evans was economics assistant to Senator Wallace F. Bennett of Utah, and from 1964 to 1971, he was minority staff director for the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. From 1971 to 1973, Evans was on the professional staff of that committee.