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Full Name: W. F. Evans
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||Dates of Service
||Counties in District
Nov 3, 1851 - Nov 7, 1853
Unknown / Polk
Jefferson, Liberty, Polk, Tyler
Dr. W.F. Evans, list of Representatives Elect, Texas State Gazette
(Austin, Texas), 9/6/1851, p. 3, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.
Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries)
Evans of Polk in committee appointments, pp. 15-16.
W.F. Evans, House District 3, comprised of Jefferson, Liberty, Polk, and Tyler counties.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
- Census of 1850 - W.F. Evans, Polk County, age 39, born circa 1811 in Georgia, doctor, in household with Jemima Evans.
- Mention in obituary of son, "William Fitzpatrick Evans," 6/8/1909, p. 5. "Dr. W.F. Evans was at one time prominently connected with the General Land Office of the Texas Republic, and was located at Fredericksburg . . . where he did a great work colonizing sturdy Germans there."
Galveston Daily News.
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