William Ashley Evans
Full Name: William Ashley Evans
Date of birth: March 30, 1830
Date of death: August 19, 1916
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||Dates of Service
||Counties in District
Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 11, 1887
Bonham / Fannin
Fannin, Lamar, Red River
Democrat, p. 163.
Burke's Texas Almanac and Immigrants' Handbook for 1885
Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas
18th Legislature, Regular Session - All Senators except District 3 and 21 are listed in Roll Call as taking the oath of office, 1/9/1883, p. 2; resolution by Sen. Gooch that the Senators shall now be divided by lot into two classes, 1/10/1883, pp. 5-6; drew term of 4 years.
. January 10, 1883
January 9, 1883
Biographical Notes and Resources top
- Biographical sketch, Wm. A. Evans, pp. 77-78. Born 3/30/1830 in Wilson County, Tennessee.
Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
- Obituary, "Pioneer Citizen Passes Away: Judge W.A. Evans Dies Saturday Evening After a Long Illness," The Bonham News, p. 1. Born 3/31/1830 near Lebanon, Tennessee, died 8/19/1916 in Bonham.
Tribute, Judge William Ashley Evans, "Father," by his son, editor Ashley Evans, The Bonham News, 8/25/1916, p. 2.
"Resolutions of Respect" for Judge William Ashley Evans by Fannin County Bar Association, Senator and Judge, The Bonham News, 8/29/1916, p. 4, all crediting Bonham Public Library.
Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries). Obituary
Resolutions of Respect
- Biographical sketch, pp. 247-248.
Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
- William Ashley Evans, birth date 3/30/1830, death date 8/19/1916, burial in Willow Wild Cemetery, Bonham, Fannin County.
Find a Grave.
W.A. Evans, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
W.A. Evans, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
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