W.R. Evans

William R. Evans

Full Name: William R. Evans
Date of birth: May 15, 1855
Date of death: October 13, 1933

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 7 Jan 9, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903 27th (1)   Democrat Windom / Fannin   Fannin
H 7 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 8, 1901 26th   Democrat Windom / Fannin   Fannin

(1) Second Day, 1/9/1901, p. 8. Hon. A.T. Cole, of Johnson county (District 69), and Hon. W.R. Evans, of Fannin county (District 7), take oath of office. House Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • W.R. Evans, death date 10/13/1933 in Bryan County, Oklahoma; resident of Caddo, Oklahoma at death. Oklahoma, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1801-2008. Ancestry.com.
  • William R. Evans, birth date 5/15/1855, death date 10/13/1933, burial in Windom Cemetery, Windom, Fannin County. Includes reprint of obituary from The Caddo Herald 10/20/1933 ("member of the Texas state legislature for four years"). Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in history of Senatorial redistricting for Lamar County, "Backward Glances (from the scrapbooks of the late A.W. Neville, Editor of the Paris News, 1936-1956, 3/14/1951)," republished 8/26/1976, p. 6. Paris News.
  • 27th Legislature (1901) - W.R. Evans, postoffice Windom, nativity Kentucky, age 45, merchant, farmer, 24 years in Texas, member of previous legislature: 26th, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. W.R. Evans, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. W.R. Evans, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

27th R.S. - 1901
Agricultural Affairs  
Congressional Districts  
County Government and County Finances  
Privileges and Elections  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Public Health and Vital Statistics  
26th R.S. - 1899
Agricultural Affairs  
Military Affairs  
Privileges and Elections  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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