John W. McEvoy Jr. ’76

John W. McEvoy Jr. ’76 of Belmont, Mass.; Aug. 25. While at Brown he played football and baseball and was captain of the varsity baseball team. After Brown, he continued to play baseball in the Intercity Amateur League for the next 18 years. He graduated from Suffolk Law School in 1979 and was appointed an assistant Middlesex District Attorney. He served in that capacity for 42 years. During his tenure, he was a supervisor for each of the three regions within the Middlesex DA’s office; as chief of homicide for more than 20 years and as first assistant district attorney for three consecutive administrations. One of his greatest satisfactions was seeing the continued accomplishments of the many talented dedicated assistant district attorneys whom he helped train. He remained involved with sports and his community, coaching several youth teams. He is survived by his wife, M. Jane Walsh; three children and their spouses; three grandchildren; and two sisters. 

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