Evans, William Eugene

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Evans, William Eugene Gender: M
born on 11 October 1930 at 10:00 (= 10:00 AM )
Place Elkhart, Indiana, 41n41, 85w59
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 17°37' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 03°00 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 05°16'

William Eugene Evans
photo: Dreyaeva, license cc-by-sa-4.0


American world-renowned marine mammal acoustician and ecologist and the fifth Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) serving from 1988 to 1989.

Following his retirement from NOAA, he went into academia and became the Dean of the Maritime College, president of the Texas Institute of Oceanography, and Professor of Marine Biology at Texas A&M University at Galveston. He was later an adjunct professor of biology at the University of Notre Dame. From 2003 till his retirement in 2009, he was Editor in Chief of the American Midland Naturalist.

Evans researched the history of international environmental policy and the conservation of threatened and endangered species. He wrote several books including an autobiography, 50 Years of Flukes and Flippers.

He died on 12 October 2010, aged 80, in Bryan, Texas.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 2008 (Autobiography, "50 Years of Flukes and Flippers")
  • Work : Retired 2009

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 80)
  • Vocation : Education : Administrator
  • Vocation : Education : Researcher
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher
  • Vocation : Politics : Government employee
  • Vocation : Science : Biology (Marine mammal acoustician and ecologist)
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer ("50 Years of Flukes and Flippers")
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction