David H. Evans

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David H. Evans (December 7, 1837 Tyre, Seneca County, New York – February 24, 1920) was an American politician from New York.


He was the son of John G. Evans (1793–1877) and Mary (Hess) Evans (died 1875). He attended the common schools and Fort Plain Seminary. Then he taught school for some time, and worked on the family farm. On February 24, 1864, he married Catherine Wurts (1840–1885), and they had five children.

In politics, he was a Republican. He was a Justice of the Peacefrom 1866 to 1869; and Supervisor of the Town of Tyre in 1869, and from 1872 to 1877.

He was a member of the New York State Assembly (Seneca Co.) in 1879 and 1880.

He was a member of the New York State Senate (26th D.) in 1882 and 1883.

In 1893, he married Catherine (Stephens) Ransom.

He died on February 24, 1920, at the farm where he was born, located in the Town of Tyre, about four miles south-west of the Village of Savannah; and was buried at the Evans Corner Cemetery in Tyre.


New York Assembly
Preceded by
Diedrich Willers, Jr.
New York State Assembly
Seneca County

Succeeded by
Samuel R. Welles
New York State Senate
Preceded by
William B. Woodin
New York State Senate
26th District

Succeeded by
Edward S. Esty