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Walter Evans, American judge. Member Kentucky House of Representatives, 1871, Senate, 1873; member 54th and 55th Congresses (1895-1899).

Background

Evans, Walter was born on September 18, 1842 in Barren County, Kentucky, United States. Son of Joseph Warder and Matilda (Ritter) Evans.

Education

Self educated; entered Union Army, 1861. Admitted to bar, 1864.

Career

Member Kentucky House of Representatives, 1871, Senate, 1873. Removed to Louisville, 1874. Republican candidate for Congress, 1876, for government, 1879.

Commissioner, of internal revenue of the United States, 1883-1885. Member 54th and 55th Congresses (1895-1899). United States district judge, District of Kentucky, March 6, 1899—.

Membership

Member Kentucky House of Representatives, 1871, Senate, 1873. Member 54th and 55th Congresses (1895-1899).

Connections

Married Louise Gowen, June 9, 1868. Married second, Louise Wood, August 25, 1915.

father:
Joseph Warder Evans

mother:
Matilda (Ritter) Evans

spouses:
Louise Gowen

Louise Wood