Thomas EVANS, Congress, VA (755-1815)


EVANS, Thomas, a Representative from Virginia; born in Accomac County, Va.; attended the public schools and William and Mary College at Williamsburg; studied law and was admitted to the bar; member of the State house of delegates in 1780, 1781, and 1794-1796; elected as a Federalist to the Fifth and Sixth Congresses (March 4, 1797-March 3, 1801); one of the managers appointed by the House of Representatives in 1798 to conduct the impeachment proceedings against William Blount, a Senator from Tennessee; moved to Wheeling, Va. (now West Virginia), in 1802; member of the State house of representatives in 1805 and 1806.

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