Alexander EVANS, Congress, MD (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.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present