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Evans, J.

EVANS (Soundex E152) — See also BEVANS, EVAN, EVANSET, EVENS, EVINS, IVANS, NEVAS, VANNES, VANNESS, VANS, VANSE.

  Evans, J. C. — of Glasgow, Barren County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, J. D. — of Rapid City, Pennington County, S.Dak. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1936 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, J. E. — of Carrollton, Carroll County, Md. Postmaster at Carrollton, Md., 1893-1901. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, J. E. — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Republican. Secretary of Nebraska Republican Party, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, J. I. — of Fort Wayne, Allen County, Ind. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, J. Kermit — of Littleton, Wetzel County, W.Va. Republican. Chair of Wetzel County Republican Party, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Evans, J. L. — of Aurora, Hamilton County, Neb. Member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, J. L. — of Connellsville, Fayette County, Pa. Mayor of Connellsville, Pa., 1927-29. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, J. Lawrence — of North Bergen, Hudson County, N.J. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, J. R. — of David City, Butler County, Neb. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, Jack — of Colorado. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Colorado 4th District, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, Jack — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Mayor of Dallas, Tex., 1981-83. Still living as of 1983.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Evans, Jack — of Washington, D.C. Democrat. Presidential Elector for District of Columbia, 1992; delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1996, 2000, 2008; candidate in primary for mayor of Washington, D.C., 1998. Still living as of 2008.
  Evans, Jacob R. — of Nanticoke, Luzerne County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Nanticoke, Pa., 1906-14. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, James — of Cape Girardeau County, Mo. Delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention from Cape Girardeau County, 1820. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, James — of Sussex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Sussex County, 1828-29. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, James — of Illinois. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1832; Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1832. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, James — of Long Beach, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Evans, James — also known as Jim Evans — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 10-A, 1977-84. Still living as of 1984.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Evans, James — of Chico, Butte County, Calif. Mayor of Chico, Calif., 1979-81. Still living as of 1981.
  Evans, James — Republican. Candidate in primary for Texas state house of representatives 92nd District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Evans, James (born c.1963) — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born about 1963. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Evans, James A. — of Little Falls, Herkimer County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Herkimer County, 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, James Clarke — of Sheridan, Worth County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state senate 1st District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, James L. — of San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Evans, James La Fayette (1825-1903) — also known as James L. Evans — of Noblesville, Hamilton County, Ind. Born in Clayville, Harrison County, Ky., March 27, 1825. Republican. Merchant; grain elevator business; meat packing business; U.S. Representative from Indiana 11th District, 1875-79; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1880. Died in Noblesville, Hamilton County, Ind., May 28, 1903 (age 78 years, 62 days). Interment at Crownland Cemetery, Noblesville, Ind.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Evans, James M. — of Johnstown, Fulton County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, James Randolph — also known as James R. Evans — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 2008; Presidential Elector for Georgia, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Evans, James S. (1873-1950) — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Born in Joanna Heights, Berks County, Pa., February 25, 1873. Republican. Railway freight agent; member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 3rd District, 1927-28, 1935-38; member of Delaware state senate from New Castle County 1st District, 1943-50; died in office 1950. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Odd Fellows. Died, from a heart attack, in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., March 24, 1950 (age 77 years, 27 days). Interment at Mt. Salem Cemetery, Wilmington, Del.
  Relatives: Married to Martha Borem (died 1931).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Evans, Jan — of Washington, D.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from District of Columbia, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Evans, Janet — of Farmington Hills, Oakland County, Mich. Citizens candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1984. Female. Still living as of 1984.
  Evans, Janet — of Novi Township, Oakland County, Mich. Republican. Elected supervisor of Novi Township, Michigan 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Evans, Jean — of Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Evans, Jeff See W. Jeff Evans
  Evans, Jerry — of Boise, Ada County, Idaho. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Evans, Jesse R. — of Pottstown, Montgomery County, Pa. Burgess of Pottstown, Pennsylvania, 1933-37. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, Jim See James Evans
  Evans, Jim — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 7th District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Evans, Jimmy — of Alabama. Alabama state attorney general, 1991-95. Still living as of 1995.
  Evans, Jink — of Corsicana, Navarro County, Tex. Mayor of Corsicana, Tex., 1892-94. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, Joe — Democrat. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 9th District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Evans, John — of Delaware. Delegate to Continental Congress from Delaware, 1776-77; justice of Delaware state supreme court, 1777. Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography
John Evans Evans, John (1814-1897) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Waynesville, Warren County, Ohio, March 9, 1814. Republican. Physician; Governor of Colorado Territory, 1862-65; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado Territory, 1868 (member, Credentials Committee; member, Committee on Permanent Organization; speaker). Methodist. One of the founders of Northwestern University, and of the University of Denver. Died in Denver, Colo., July 3, 1897 (age 83 years, 116 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Denver, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of David Evans and Rachel (Burnett) Evans; married 1838 to Hannah P. Canby (1813-1850); married 1853 to Margaret Patten Gray (1830-1906); father of Josephine Evans (1844-1868; who married Samuel Hitt Elbert (1833-1899)).
  The city of Evanston, Illinois, is named for him.  — The city of Evans, Colorado, is named for him.  — Mount Evans, in Clear Creek County, Colorado, is named for him.  — The World War II Liberty ship SS John Evans (built 1943, scrapped 1961) was named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, August 1897
  Evans, John — of Dodge County, Neb. Member Nebraska territorial council, 1855. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, John — of Washington County, Neb. Member of Nebraska territorial House of Representatives, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, John — of Michigan. Prohibition candidate for secretary of state of Michigan, 1886. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, John — Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 18th District, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, John (born c.1949) — of Parker, Douglas County, Colo. Born about 1949. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Evans, John — of California. Reform candidate for U.S. Representative from California 21st District, 1996, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Evans, John A. (b. 1853) — of Allegheny County, Pa. Born near Bronson, Branch County, Mich., December 3, 1853. Lawyer; common pleas court judge in Pennsylvania 5th District, 1898-1929. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, John A. — of Taylor, Lackawanna County, Pa. Burgess of Taylor, Pennsylvania, 1933-37. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, John B. — of Pottstown, Montgomery County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, John C. — of Cheraw, Chesterfield County, S.C. Democrat. Postmaster at Cheraw, S.C., 1854-57. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, John C. — of Berks County, Pa. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1856-58 (5th District 1856-57, 6th District 1858). Burial location unknown.
  Evans, John C. — of St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo. Democrat. Postmaster at St. Joseph, Mo., 1885-90. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, John C. — of Rome, Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County 3rd District, 1903-06. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, John Clarence (b. 1891) — also known as John C. Evans — of Ridley Park, Delaware County, Pa.; Reading, Berks County, Pa. Born in Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa., May 21, 1891. Republican. Accountant; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; college professor; candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1938, 1940. Presbyterian. Member, Pi Gamma Mu; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Moses David Evans and Rachel Evans; married, January 7, 1920, to Augusta Caroline Rodemann.
  Evans, John D. — of Noblesville, Hamilton County, Ind. Republican. Indiana state auditor, 1869-71. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, John D. — of St. Clair, Franklin County, Mo. Democrat. Mayor of St. Clair, Mo., 1967. Still living as of 1967.
  Evans, John E. — of North Platte, Lincoln County, Neb. Republican. Postmaster at North Platte, Neb., 1884-85; member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, John E. (b. 1876) — of Cambria County, Pa. Born September 12, 1876. Republican. Lawyer; common pleas court judge in Pennsylvania 47th District, 1920-29. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, John E. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 7th District, 1962. Still living as of 1962.
  Evans, John F. — of Mechanicsburg, Champaign County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1964 (alternate), 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Evans, John G. — of Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont. Republican. Postmaster at Butte, Mont., 1889-94. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, John Gary (1863-1942) — of Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, S.C. Born in Cokesbury, Abbeville District (now Greenwood County), S.C., October 15, 1863. Democrat. Lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1889-92; member of South Carolina state senate, 1893-94; Governor of South Carolina, 1894-97; delegate to South Carolina state constitutional convention, 1895; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1896, 1900, 1912, 1916, 1928 (alternate); major in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; South Carolina Democratic state chair, 1912-16; member of Democratic National Committee from South Carolina, 1918-21. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Delta Phi. Died June 27, 1942 (age 78 years, 255 days). Interment at Willow Brook Cemetery, Edgefield, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Nathan George Evans and Ann Victoria (Gary) Evans; married, December 17, 1897, to Emily Mansfield Plume.
  Evans, John H. — of Plainfield, Union County, N.J. Democrat. Mayor of Plainfield, N.J., 1871-72. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, John H. — of Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio. Republican. Member of Ohio state senate 8th District, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, John J. — Prohibition candidate for Pennsylvania state senate 35th District, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, John J. — of Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, John K. — of Bloomingburg, Sullivan County, N.Y. Democrat. Merchant; member of New York state assembly from Sullivan County, 1910-13; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 27th District, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, John Leslie (1943-2003) — also known as John L. Evans — of California. Born, in a hospital at Bakersfield, Kern County, Calif., March 13, 1943. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 21st District, 1994. Died, from a heart attack, in a hospital at Bakersfield, Kern County, Calif., April 19, 2003 (age 60 years, 37 days). Cremated.
  Evans, John M., Jr. — of Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont. Republican. Postmaster at Butte, Mont., 1929-33. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, John Morgan (1863-1946) — also known as John M. Evans — of Missoula, Missoula County, Mont. Born in Sedalia, Pettis County, Mo., January 7, 1863. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Missoula, Mont., 1911-12; U.S. Representative from Montana, 1913-21, 1923-33 (at-large 1913-17, 1st District 1917-21, 1923-33); alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1932. Died in Washington, D.C., March 12, 1946 (age 83 years, 64 days). Interment at Missoula Cemetery, Missoula, Mont.
  Relatives: Married, June 11, 1889, to Helena Hastings.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Evans, John R. — of Jessup, Lackawanna County, Pa. Postmaster at Jessup, Pa., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, John R. — of Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah. Member, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1973-83. Still living as of 1983.
  Evans, John R. (born c.1955) — of Edinboro, Erie County, Pa. Born about 1955. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 2004; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Evans, John S. — of Stockton, San Joaquin County, Calif. Democrat. Postmaster at Stockton, Calif., 1853-54. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, John T. — of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Mexico, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, John T. — of Joplin, Jasper County, Mo. Republican. Accountant; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Jasper County 3rd District, 1927-28. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, John Victor (b. 1925) — also known as John V. Evans — of Idaho. Born January 18, 1925. Democrat. Lieutenant Governor of Idaho, 1975-77; Governor of Idaho, 1977-87; candidate for U.S. Senator from Idaho, 1986. Still living as of 2014.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Evans, John W. — of Montevideo, Chippewa County, Minn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1936, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, John W. — of California. Democrat. Presidential Elector for California, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, John W. C. — of Burlington County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Burlington County, 1845, 1847-48. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, Jonathan — of Cumberland County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Cumberland County, 1818-19. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, Joseph — of Pennsylvania. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 9th District, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, Joseph A. — of Muncie, Delaware County, Ind. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Evans, Joseph E. — of Sussex County, Del. Democrat. Candidate for Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 2nd District, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, Joseph P. — of Baltimore, Md. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, Josh J. — of Vinita, Craig County, Okla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, Joshua, Jr. (1777-1846) — of Paoli, Chester County, Pa. Born in Paoli, Chester County, Pa., January 20, 1777. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state legislature, 1810; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 4th District, 1829-33. Died in Paoli, Chester County, Pa., October 2, 1846 (age 69 years, 255 days). Interment at Great Valley Baptist Church Cemetery, New Centerville, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Evans, Josiah J. — of Bennettsville, Marlboro County, S.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1940, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, Josiah James (1786-1858) — also known as Josiah J. Evans — of Society Hill, Darlington County, S.C. Born in Marlborough District (now Marlboro County), S.C., November 27, 1786. Lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1812-13; circuit judge in South Carolina, 1829-35; U.S. Senator from South Carolina, 1853-58; died in office 1858. Died in Washington, D.C., May 6, 1858 (age 71 years, 160 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Darlington County, S.C.; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article


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