EVANS, Alexander (1818-1888)

EVANS, ALEXANDER, a Representative from Maryland; born in Elkton, Cecil County, Md., September 13, 1818; attended the public schools; was a civil engineer's assistant; attended the local academy at Elkton; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1845 and commenced practice in his native city; elected as a Whig to the Thirtieth, Thirty-first, and Thirty-second Congresses (March 4, 1847-March 3, 1853); engaged in the practice of his profession until his death in Elkton, Md., December 5, 1888; interment in Elkton Presbyterian Cemetery.

University of Maryland
McKeldin Library
College Park, MD
Papers: In the Charles Lanman papers, 1823-1868. 1 foot.
Autobiographical or biographical letter. Unpublished inventory in library.