Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
EVANS, Lane Allen (1951-2014)

EVANS, LANE ALLEN, a Representative from Illinois; born in Rock Island, Rock Island County, Ill., August 4, 1951; attended Sacred Heart School, Rock Island, Ill.; graduated from Alleman High School, Rock Island, Ill., 1969; B.A., Augustana College, Rock Island, Ill., 1974; J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C., 1977; United States Marine Corps, 1969-1971; lawyer, private practice; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-eighth and to the eleven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1983-January 3, 2007); not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Tenth Congress in 2006; died on November 5, 2014, in East Moline, Ill.

University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication
Norman, OK
Audio reels, Video reels, Videocassettes: 1984-1988; 7 commercials on 3 videoreels, 5 commercials on 2 videocassettes, and 1 commercial on 1 sound tape reel.
The commercials used during Lane Evans's campaigns for the 1984 and 1988 U.S. congressional elections in District 17 of Illinois, Democratic Party.


Western Illinois University
Western's Archives and Special Collections, Leslie F. Malpass Library
Macomb, IL
Papers: ca. 1983-2007, amount unknown.
The papers of Congressman Lane Evans include information about the legislation he sponsored and co-sponsored, the constituent correspondence (e.g., the mail he received from western Illinois residents and his responses); correspondence from the committees he sat on; information about business, industry, education, the environment and general life in western Illinois; and photographs, campaign materials (including his commercials) and other interesting tidbits. Access to the collection is available by appointment.