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W.F. Evans

Full Name: W. F. Evans

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 3 Nov 3, 1851 - Nov 7, 1853 4th (2) (3)     Unknown / Polk   Jefferson, Liberty, Polk, Tyler

(1) 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).
(2) Evans of Polk in committee appointments, pp. 15-16. House Journal.
(3) W.F. Evans, House District 3, comprised of Jefferson, Liberty, Polk, and Tyler counties. House Journal.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Other Resources

  • Census of 1850 - W.F. Evans, Polk County, age 39, born circa 1811 in Georgia, doctor, in household with Jemima Evans. FamilySearch. 1850
  • 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.

Committee Information top

4th R.S. - 1851
Military Affairs, Governor's Message  
Peters' Colony, Governor's Message, Select  
Privileges and Elections (Chair) 
Public Buildings  
Public Lands  

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