House 1865 (District 3); Senate 1867 (District 3)
Party when first elected: Democratic
Aitkin, Andy Johnson (defunct), Becker, Breckenridge (defunct), Buchanan (defunct), Carlton, Cass, Clay, Crow Wing, Douglas, Itasca, Lake, Morrison, Otter Tail, Pembina (defunct), Polk, Pope, St. Louis, Stearns, Todd, Wadena
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: Not Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Real Estate Agent
Philadelphia Public Schools, Pennsylvania; Elementary School;
Philadelphia Public Schools, Pennsylvania; Secondary;
Studied Law; Admitted to the Bar, October, 1866
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
St. Cloud, Minnesota (Judge of Probate, over 20 years);
186? to 188?
St. Cloud, Minnesota (Mayor, First One, Four Terms);
1862 to 186?
St. Cloud, Minnesota (City Justice, Resigned Twice to Become Judge of Probate);
1862 to 18??
Single; Elizabeth W. Libby (married in June 1871, after he left office)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
He came to St. Cloud, Minnesota on December 15, 1856.
"In politics Judge Evans is an old-line Democrat, and has always been regarded as one of the reliable adherents of that political faith, even when his party was so decidedly in the minority in this state that it cut but little figure in public affairs." (Progressive Men of Minnesota, 1897, p. 55)
He was a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows.