Simpson Parker 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

Other Resources

  • Simpson P. Evans (1859-1899), burial in Van Alstyne Cemetery, Grayson County, with spouse Laura B. Evans. Includes obituary from Brackett News, 3/25/1899. Find a Grave.


  • Photograph. S.P. Evans, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. S.P. Evans, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. S.P. Evans, 24th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

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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