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Judge Walter Evans
Birth: Sep. 18, 1842
Glasgow
Barren County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Dec. 30, 1923
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA

U.S. Congressman. At the outbreak of the Civil War, he was deputy clerk of Christian County, when he joined the Union Army and served as a Captain (1861-63). He later served as chief clerk of the Kentucky circuit court, studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. He was a delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1868, served as a member of the Kentucky State House of Representatives in 1871 and in the Kentucky State Senate in 1873. In 1883, President Arthur appointed him Commissioner of Internal Revenue, serving until 1885. In 1895, he was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fourth and Fifty-fifth Congresses, serving until 1899. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he was appointed by President McKinley judge of the District Court of the United States for the District of Kentucky and he and served until his death at age 81. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Cave Hill Cemetery
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: SECTION 1 Lot 199
 
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Originally Created by: Mike Maloney
Record added: Dec 02, 2002
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Judge Walter Evans
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