Representative Charles Robley EVANS

YEARS 1866-1954
OFFICE Representative
STATE Nevada
WHICH CONGRESS SERVED 66th (1919-1921)

Representative Charles Robley EVANS Biography

EVANS, Charles Robley, a Representative from Nevada; born in Breckenridge, Sangamon County, Ill., August 9, 1866; attended the common schools; engaged in mining in Manhattan, Nev., in 1905; moved to Goldfield, Esmeralda County, Nev., in 1908 and continued mining operations; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1908; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-sixth Congress (March 4, 1919-March 3, 1921); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1920 to the Sixty-seventh Congress; guide at the United States Capitol from 1934 until his retirement in 1948; died in Kearney, Nebr., November 30, 1954; interment in Waco Cemetery, Waco, Nebr. View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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