Don Evans

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Birthday
27, 1946
Birthplace
Texas
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
27, 1946 (age 72)
Birthplace
Texas

About

Republican politician who served as the 34th U.S. Secretary of Commerce from 2001 to 2005.

Before Fame

He first served on the Board of the University of Texas in 1995 before becoming Chairman of the 2000 Bush/Cheney campaign.

Trivia

In 2004, during the State of the Union where high-ranking party members had to be present, Evans was absent so he could serve as acting president in the event of an attack.

Family Life

He had three children with his wife, Susan Marinis Evans.

Associated With

He is a close, personal friend of George W. Bush, in whose cabinet he served.