Evan Evans SETTLE, Congress, KY (1848-1899)


SETTLE, Evan Evans, a Representative from Kentucky; born in Frankfort, Ky., December 1, 1848; attended the public schools; was graduated from Louisville High School in June 1864; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1870 and commenced practice in Owenton, Owenton County, Ky.; elected prosecuting attorney of Owenton County in 1878, 1882, and 1886; resigned in 1887; member of the State house of representatives 1887-1890; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1888; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-fifth and Fifty-sixth Congresses and served from March 3, 1897, until his death in Owenton, Ky., November 16, 1899; interment in Odd Fellows Cemetery.

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