Charles J. Evered, (1918-1979), for whom the Evered House is dedicated, served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. Other family members who served include his brother Guy Francis Evered, (1910-1987), U.S. Navy, Walter William Evered, (1916-1978), U.S. Army Air Corps/U.S. Coast Guard, John O’Hara Evered, (1922-1986), U.S. Army, James Robert Evered, (1925-1995), U.S. Navy, Thomas Bert Evered, (1926-1973), U.S. Army (Korean conflict.) In addition, Charles J. Evered’s sister, Mary Etta Evered served during World War II in the U.S. Naval Women’s Reserve (WAVES). Evered House founder Charles B. Evered, (Born 1964), served in the U.S. Navy Reserve from 2000 to 2008, reaching the rank of Lieutenant. His daughter, Margaret Adele Evered, (Born 1999), served as a Junior Firefighter for the Princeton Fire Department (PFD), Princeton, N.J. His son, John O’Hara Evered, (Born 2000), served for three years in the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps, John T. Dempster, Jr. Division, Lawrenceville, N.J, representing three generations of service.
Charles J. Evered
To foster the creativity of military veterans and others who serve.
To maintain a safe, inspiring and secure artist residency for our residents.
The Evered House artist residency hosts veteran-artists and those who serve in conflict zones, as well as first responders and other essential workers who serve our communities. The Evered House provides a safe and secure space for individuals with important stories to tell. The house brings together an impressive group of mentors— successful artists and supporters who are available to work with residents in their chosen field. Our mentor board has among its ranks Emmy, Tony and other award winning artists and arts related professionals who are available to mentor our residents during their stay. Founded by writer and director Charles Evered, the program is dedicated to his father, Charles J. Evered (1918–1979) who was a veteran of World War II, Army Air Corps.