John Gary Evans Edit Profile
Educated Union College, Schenectady, New York, class of 1883, to close junior year. Read law under Judge World Trade Gary, of Augusta, Georgia.
Victoria (Mistress Dag Knutson). Admitted to South Carolina. bar, 1886. Elected to South Carolina.
House of Representatives 1888, 1890, Senate, 1892, governor of South Carolina., 1894-1897. President South Carolina. Constitutional Convention, 1895.
Major and inspector-general 1st Div, 7th Army Corps, Spanish-American War, 1898. Transferred to staff of Major-General William Ludlow, Havana, Cuba. Assisted in organizing civic government for Havana after war.
Delaware-at-large from South Carolina. to Democratic National Convention, 1896, delegate, 1900, delegate-at-large, 1912, 16. Chairman State Democratic Executive Committee, 1912-1916. Chairman City Democracy.
Member Democratic National Committee for South Carolina., 1918-1930. Member South Carolina. House of Representatives.
Member South Carolina. History Society, Delta Phi.
Married Emily Mansfield Plume, December 17, 1897.