Nathan Evans (Ohio)

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Nathan Evans
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 14th district
In office
March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1851
Preceded by Alexander Harper
Succeeded by Alexander Harper
Personal details
Born (1804-06-24)June 24, 1804
Belmont County, Ohio
Died September 27, 1879(1879-09-27) (aged 75)
Cambridge, Ohio
Resting place South Cemetery
Political party Whig

Nathan Evans (June 24, 1804 – September 27, 1879) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born in Belmont County, Ohio, Evans was County clerk of Belmont County in 1827 and 1828. While there, he taught school and studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1831 and commenced practice in Hillsboro, Ohio. He moved to Cambridge, Ohio, in 1832, and became mayor in 1841. He later served as prosecuting attorney of Guernsey County from 1842 to 1846.

Evans was elected as a Whig to the Thirtieth and Thirty-first Congresses (March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1851). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1850 and resumed his legal practice in Cambridge. Evans again served as mayor from 1855 to 1857, then as Common Pleas Judge from 1859 to 1864.

Evans then resumed his legal practice until his death in Camrbidge on September 27, 1879. He was interred in South Cemetery.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Alexander Harper
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 14th congressional district

1847-1851
Succeeded by
Alexander Harper