James La Fayette Evans
He settled in Noblesville in 1850 and continued mercantile pursuits. He also engaged in the grain-elevator business and in the pork-packing business.
Evans was elected as a Republican to the Forty-fourth and Forty-fifth Congresses (March 4, 1875 - March 3, 1879). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1878. He resumed the grain-elevator business.
He died in Noblesville, Indiana on May 28, 1903, aged 78, and was interred in Crownland Cemetery.
- United States Congress. "James La Fayette Evans (id: E000245)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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|United States House of Representatives|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Indiana's 11th congressional district