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Evans, U to Z

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

  Evans, Vernon W. — of Saugus, Essex County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Thirteenth Essex District, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, Vonda R. — of Wayne County, Mich. Circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 2001. Female. Still living as of 2001.
  Evans, W. A. — of East Tawas, Iosco County, Mich. Mayor of East Tawas, Mich.; elected 1931. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, W. D. — of Saluda, Middlesex County, Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, W. F. See William Franklin Evans
  Evans, W. H. — of Fayette County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Fayette County; elected 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, W. J. — of Buffalo, Dallas County, Mo. Democrat. Chair of Dallas County Democratic Party, 1903. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, W. Jeff — of Fieldale, Henry County, Va. Independent candidate for Virginia state senate 20th District, 2011. Still living as of 2011.
  Evans, W. M. — of Hubbard, Trumbull County, Ohio. Postmaster at Hubbard, Ohio, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, W. N. — of West Plains, Howell County, Mo. Democrat. Chair of Howell County Democratic Party, 1903, 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, W. P. — of Meridian, Lauderdale County, Miss. Mayor of Meridian, Miss., 1871-73. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, W. Ronald — of Washington, D.C. Republican. Real estate broker; delegate to Republican National Convention from District of Columbia, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Evans, W. W. — of Belleville, St. Clair County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, Waldo A. (1869-1936) — Born in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., November 26, 1869. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; Governor of American Samoa; commander of Great Lakes Naval Training Station, 1922-25; Governor of U.S. Virgin Islands; appointed 1927. Died, following a stroke, in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, April 15, 1936 (age 66 years, 141 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Evans, Walter — of Ames, Story County, Iowa. Mayor of Ames, Iowa, 1872-73. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, Walter (1842-1923) — of Hopkinsville, Christian County, Ky.; Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born near Glasgow, Barren County, Ky., September 18, 1842. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1868, 1872, 1880, 1884; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1871; member of Kentucky state senate, 1873; candidate for Governor of Kentucky, 1879; U.S. Commissioner of Internal Revenue, 1883-85; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 5th District, 1895-99; defeated, 1876, 1898; U.S. District Judge for Kentucky, 1899-1923; died in office 1923. Died December 30, 1923 (age 81 years, 103 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Warder Evans and Matilda (Ritter) Evans; nephew of Burwell Clark Ritter (1810-1880).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Evans, Walter A. — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Honorary Vice-Consul for Argentina in Houston, Tex., 1935-47. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, Walter Howard (1870-1959) — of Corvallis, Benton County, Ore. Born in New Middletown, Harrison County, Ind., April 17, 1870. Lawyer; Multnomah County District Attorney, 1912-21; circuit judge in Oregon, 1921-31; Judge of U.S. Customs Court, 1931-41; retired 1941. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., July 13, 1959 (age 89 years, 87 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Evans, Warren Cleage (born c.1949) — also known as Warren C. Evans — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born about 1949. Lawyer; Wayne County Sheriff, 2003-; candidate in primary for mayor of Detroit, Mich., 2009. African ancestry. Still living as of 2009.
  Relatives: Nephew of Albert B. Cleage, Jr. (1924?-).
  Evans, Wayne See Ronald Wayne Evans
  Evans, William, Jr. — of Logan, Cache County, Utah. Mayor of Logan, Utah, 1940-46. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, William — of Baltimore, Md. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, William C. — of Riverside, Riverside County, Calif. Mayor of Riverside, Calif., 1937, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, William D. (1852-1936) — of Hampton, Franklin County, Iowa. Born in Marquette County, Wis., May 10, 1852. Republican. District judge in Iowa 11th District, 1903-08; justice of Iowa state supreme court, 1908-34. Congregationalist. Died May 5, 1936 (age 83 years, 361 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Evan J. Evans and Ann (Davis) Evans; married, October 29, 1879, to Julia Stark.
  Evans, William D. — also known as Bill Evans — of Fairmont, Marion County, W.Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, William Elmer (1876-1959) — also known as William E. Evans — of Glendale, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in London, Laurel County, Ky., November 13, 1876. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1924; U.S. Representative from California, 1927-35 (9th District 1927-33, 11th District 1933-35); defeated, 1934. Christian. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Died at Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., November 12, 1959 (age 82 years, 364 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Calif.
  Epitaph: "Beloved Husband and Father."
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Evans, William F. — of Chariton County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Chariton County, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, William Franklin (b. 1883) — also known as W. F. Evans — of Greenville, Pitt County, N.C. Born in Greenville, Pitt County, N.C., February 25, 1883. Democrat. Lawyer; member of North Carolina state senate 5th District, 1913-14. Member, Odd Fellows; Royal Arcanum. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of W. F. Evans and Anne M. (Sermons) Evans; married 1904 to Eva Glenn Allen.
  Evans, William H. — of Newark, New Castle County, Del. Republican. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 11th District, 1907-08, 1915-16; candidate for Delaware state senate from New Castle County 6th District, 1920; postmaster at Newark, Del., 1924-33. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, William H. — of Townshend, Windham County, Vt. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, William J. — of Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Evans, William L. — of Green Bay, Brown County, Wis. Democrat. Postmaster at Green Bay, Wis., 1914-23. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, William L. — of Lufkin, Angelina County, Tex. Republican. Postmaster at Lufkin, Tex., 1923-28. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, William P. — of St. Louis, Mo.; Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Republican. Missouri superintendent of schools, 1911-14. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, William S. — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly, 1915-17, 1919-20 (New York County 32nd District 1915-17, Bronx County 5th District 1919-20); defeated, 1917. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, William T. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 9th District, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, William T. — of Parkersburg, Butler County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, William W. — of Auburn, Macon County (now Lee County), Ala. Democrat. Postmaster at Auburn, Ala., 1846-49. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, William Wadsworth (1886-1972) — also known as William W. Evans — of Passaic County, N.J. Born in Paterson, Passaic County, N.J., October 5, 1886. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Passaic County, 1919-24; Speaker of the New Jersey State House of Assembly, 1923. Died in Allendale, Bergen County, N.J., November 1, 1972 (age 86 years, 27 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John William Evans and Emily (Wadsworth) Evans; married to Isabel Urquhart Blauvelt (1892-1967); father of William Wadsworth Evans, Jr. (1921-1999).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Evans, William Wadsworth, Jr. (1921-1999) — also known as William W. Evans, Jr. — of Wyckoff, Bergen County, N.J. Born in Paterson, Passaic County, N.J., May 6, 1921. Republican. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; lawyer; mayor of Wyckoff, N.J., 1950; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Bergen County, 1960-61; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1968. Died in Stuart, Martin County, Fla., August 19, 1999 (age 78 years, 105 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Wadsworth Evans (1886-1972) and Isabel Urquhart (Blauvelt) Evans (1892-1967); married to Marie Archbold (1923-2012).
  See also Wikipedia article — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Evans, Willis J. — of South Hampton, Rockingham County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from South Hampton, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, Wilmot R., Jr. — of Everett, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Tenth Middlesex District, 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, Winfield — of Scottsbluff, Scotts Bluff County, Neb. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Evans, Winnifred Black See Winnifred Tweedie
  Evans, Zenovia G. — of Riverdale, Cook County, Ill. Village president of Riverdale, Illinois, 2005-09; defeated, 2009. Still living as of 2009.


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