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  • ID: I528554566
  • Name: Dr. John II EVANS
  • Given Name: Dr. John II
  • Surname: Evans
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 9 Mar 1814 in Wayneville, Ohio
  • Death: 3 Jul 1897 in Denver, Colorado
  • Note:
    Custom Field:<_FA#> 1851Founder of Northwestern Univ. Evanson, Ill.
    Custom Field:<_FA#> Founder of Denver Univ., Denver, CO.
    Custom Field:<_FA#> 1861Elected to Kansas Legislature.
    Custom Field:<_FA#> Served as Governor of Colorado Territory.
    Custom Field:<_FA#> Graduate of Medical College, Cinsinniti, OH.
    Custom Field:<_FA#> At one time, member of MO. Legislature.
    Custom Field:<_FA#> Taught at Bush Medical College.
    Custom Field:<_FA#> Evanston, Ill. named for him.
    Custom Field:<_FA#> Mt. Evans named in his honor.
    The principal founder of Northwestern University, also distinguished
    himself as a physician, railroad builder, urban developer, religious
    leader, and territorial governor. Indiana's first mental hospital and
    school for the deaf resulted primarily from the advocacy of Dr. Evans.
    After joining the faculty of Chicago's Rush Medical College, he conducted
    research on cholera.
    See:
    Frontier Capitalist: the Life of John Evans, Kelsey
    Life of Governor Evans, MacMechen
    Second Territorial Governor of Colorado, Wahlgreen
    Governor John Evans, Builder of Two Universities, Rhode
    John Evans, 1814-1897, Scott
    An Appreciation, Evanston, Il., Norirs
    Denver's Forgotten Pioneer, Kennedy, Railroad Magazine, Vol 46, #4, Sept
    1948




    Father: John M. EVANS b: 1795 in Harrodsburg, Garrard Co., KY
    Mother: Anna MOORE b: 1799 in Indiana

    Marriage 1 Frances TODD b: 1818 in Madison Co.,Kentucky
    • Married: 1836 in Indiana
    Children
    1. Has No Children Sarah Ann EVANS b: 14 Sep 1837
    2. Has Children Abigail Agnes EVANS b: 4 Jun 1837 in Andrew, MO.
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