John R. Evans

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John R. Evans
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
from the 5th district
In office
January 02, 2001[1] – 2013
Preceded by R. Tracy Seyfert
Succeeded by Greg Lucas
Personal details
Born (1955-02-15) February 15, 1955 (age 60)
Meadville, Pennsylvania
Political party Republican
Residence Edinboro, Pennsylvania
Alma mater Edinboro University
Religion Methodist

John R. Evans is a former Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He represented the 5th District from 2001 through 2013. Evans' district consists of parts of Erie County including Edinboro and Washington Township, as well as most of western Crawford County.

Evans is a graduate of Linesville High School. He holds a degree in communications form Edinboro University. After college, he briefly worked for Erie Insurance. Then, after a successful internship, he went on to become the sportscaster at WJET-TV in Erie.


  1. ^ "Session of 2001 - 185th of the General Assembly - No. 1" (PDF). Legislative Journal. Pennsylvania House of Representatives. 2001-01-02. 

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