Alvin Evans Edit Profile
He attended the public schools and the Iron City Business College in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
He was engaged in lumbering. During the American Civil War, he served in a volunteer company organized to repel the expected invasion of Pennsylvania by the Confederates. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1873 and commenced practice in Ebensburg.
He later practiced in the superior and supreme courts of the State and in the Federal courts. He served one term as burgess of Ebensburg Borough. He worked as solicitor for the Pennsylvania Railroad in Cambria County, Pennsylvania for several years.
He was one of the incorporators and president of the board of directors of the First National Bank of Ebensburg. For a number of years he served on the school board and in the common council of his native town. Evans was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-seventh and Fifty-eighth Congresses.
He declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1904. He resumed the practice of his profession and died in Ebensburg. Interment in Lloyd Cemetery.
Member Congress, 1901-1903, 20th Pa.
Married November 17, 1875, Kate E. Shryock (deceased).