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Simpson Evans Simpson Evans
Full Name: Simpson Parker Evans
Date of birth: September 18, 1859
Date of death: March 19, 1899

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 8 Jan 10, 1899 - Mar 19, 1899 26th (1)   Democrat Van Alstyne / Grayson   Grayson
H 8 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th   Democrat Van Alstyne / Grayson   Grayson
H 8 Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897 24th   Democrat Van Alstyne / Grayson   Grayson
(1) John H. Tolbert, sworn 4/28/1899, succeeded Simpson P. Evans, deceased. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 26th Legislature, resolution 3/20/1899 announcing death of Hon. Simpson Parker Evans, memorial resolution HCR 39, memorial services 3/30/1899, pp. 801-803, 869, 889-893. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch. Texas State Government: a Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary and drawing, "Hon. S.P. Evans Is Dead," 3/20/1899, p. 5. Death date 3/19/1899. Houston Post.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Simpson Evans, 24th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Simpson Evans, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Simpson Evans, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 24th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 25th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 26th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 24th session composite photo of House members by Hill (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    26th R.S. - 1899
    Insurance, Statistics, and History  
    Judicial Districts (Chair) 
    State Affairs  
    25th R.S. - 1897
    Contingent Expenses  
    Contingent Funds, Special  
    Department of Agriculture, Insurance, Statistics and History, Special  
    Insurance, Statistics and History (Chair) 
    Privileges and Elections  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
    24th R.S. - 1895
    Insurance, Statistics, and History  
    Public Printing  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    State Affairs  

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