Isaac Newton Evans

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Issac N. Evans
Isaac Newton Evans - Brady-Handy.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 7th district
In office
March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1887
Preceded byWilliam Godshalk
Succeeded byRobert Morris Yardley
In office
March 4, 1877 – March 3, 1879
Preceded byAlan Wood, Jr.
Succeeded byWilliam Godshalk
Personal details
Born(1827-07-29)July 29, 1827
West Chester, Pennsylvania
DiedDecember 3, 1901(1901-12-03) (aged 74)
Hatboro, Pennsylvania
Political partyRepublican
Alma materJefferson Medical College

Isaac Evans (July 29, 1827 – December 3, 1901) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Biography[edit]

Isaac Newton Evans was born near present-day West Chester, Pennsylvania. He attended the common schools and was graduated from the medical department of Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, in 1851 and from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia in 1852. He began the practice of medicine in Johnsville, Pennsylvania in 1852. He moved to Hatboro, Pennsylvania in 1856 and continued the practice of medicine. He served as president of the Hatboro National Bank.

Evans was elected as a Republican to the Forty-fifth Congress. He was not a candidate for renomination. He was again elected to the Forty-eighth and Forty-ninth Congresses.

He declined to be a candidate for renomination and returned to the practice of medicine, and was also engaged in the real estate business and banking. He died in Hatboro in 1901. He is buried in Friends Cemetery in Horsham, Pennsylvania.

External links[edit]

  • United States Congress. "Isaac Newton Evans (id: E000244)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • The Political Graveyard
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Alan Wood, Jr.
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 7th congressional district

1877–1879
Succeeded by
William Godshalk
Preceded by
William Godshalk
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 7th congressional district

1883–1887
Succeeded by
Robert M. Yardley