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OLIVER EVANS


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1858 Democrat
1859 Democrat
 Counties   Philadelphia

Biography

1812 - 01/20/1886

EVANS, Oliver, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, 1812 in Baltimore, Md.; merchant; manufacturer, fire-proof safes; director, Pennsylvania Railroad; director, North West Railroad; board president, Poor Refuge House, Philadelphia; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1858 and 1859 terms; appointed, Committee to Investigate the Organization of the Bank of Crawford County (1858); board member, Mercantile Library, Philadelphia; manager of Wills Hospital, Philadelphia (1871); elected, select council, Philadelphia (1875); died, January 20, 1886 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; Interred, Fair Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.