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George Evans
Birth: Jan. 12, 1797
Hallowell
Kennebec County
Maine, USA
Death: Apr. 6, 1867
Portland
Cumberland County
Maine, USA

U.S. Congressman, U.S. Senator. Born in Hallowell, Maine, he graduated from Bowdoin College, in 1815, studied law, was admitted to the bar and proceeded to practice law in Gardiner, Maine. He was a member Maine State House of Representatives, when elected as a Whig to the Twenty-first Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Peleg Sprague and reelected to the next six succeeding Congresses, serving (1829-41). In 1841, he was elected as a Whig to the United States Senate, serving until 1847. He then resumed the practice of law, was a member of the commission to ascertain claims against Mexico, (1849-50) and served as Attorney General of Maine, (1850, 1854, 1856). He died at age 70 in Portland, Maine. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Anna Dearborn Evans (1794 - 1887)*
 
 Children:
  Ellen Louise Evans Lally (1822 - 1901)*
  George Frederic Evans (1823 - 1859)*
  Anna Haven D Evans (1826 - 1895)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Grove Cemetery
Gardiner
Kennebec County
Maine, USA
Plot: Lot T-2
 
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Record added: Jul 09, 2003
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