Lynden Evans
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Lynden Evans
Lynden Evans
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 9th district

March 4, 1911 - March 3, 1913
Henry Sherman Boutell
Frederick A. Britten
Personal details
Born(1858-06-28)June 28, 1858
LaSalle, Illinois
DiedMay 6, 1926(1926-05-06) (aged 67)
Chicago, Illinois
Political partyDemocratic

Lynden Evans (June 28, 1858 - May 6, 1926) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.

Born in LaSalle, Illinois, his siblings included Frederic Dahl Evans. Evans attended the public schools and was graduated from Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois, in 1882. He taught in the schools of La Salle and Evanston, Illinois. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1885 and commenced practice at Chicago, Illinois. Lecturer on corporation law in the John Marshall Law School in 1907 and 1908.

Evans was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-second Congress (March 4, 1911-March 3, 1913). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1912 to the Sixty-third Congress.

He resumed the practice of law in Chicago, Illinois, until his death there on May 6, 1926. He was interred in Graceland Cemetery.


  • United States Congress. "Lynden Evans (id: E000252)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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