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William R. Evans

W.R. Evans
Full Name: William R. Evans
Birth date: May 15, 1855
Death date: October 13, 1933

Terms of Service

  • House, 27th (1) Legislature
    1/9/1901 - 1/13/1903
    Democrat
  • House, 26th Legislature
    1/10/1899 - 1/8/1901
    Democrat
(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

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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, includes reprint of obituary from The Caddo Herald 10/20/1933 ("member of the Texas state legislature for four years"), burial in Windom Cemetery, Windom, Fannin County. 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 .
  • Update from Windom, Fannin County, including obituary of W.R. Evans, The Bonham Herald, 10/19/1933, p. 3. "He was our representative at the legislature for several years . . . He moved to Caddo, Okla., some 12 years ago and was in the variety store business there at the time of his death." Born in Kentucky. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • 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 .
  • Brief biographical sketch, William R. Evans, p. 202. The Twenty-Seventh Legislature and State Administration of Texas 1901.
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