02/10/1844 - 09/20/1918

EVANS, Clay Webster, a Representative from Schuylkill County; born February 10, 1844 in Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa.; corporal, Company B, 129th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1862-1863, Civil War); private, Company G, 48th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1864, Civil War); first lieutenant, 31st Regiment, United States Colored Infantry (1864-1865, Civil War); captain, Company K, 7th Regiment, Pennsylvania National Guard (1873-1881); major, 7th Regiment, Pennsylvania National Guard (1881-1883); coal miner; elected, school board, St. Clair, Pa. (1867-1875); elected, council, St. Clair (1868-1872); clerk; engaged, mercantile business; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1878; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1880); unsuccessful campaign, sheriff, Schuylkill County (1897); appointed, steward, Schuylkill County Almshouse (1897-1898); appointed, deputy revenue collector, Schuylkill County, United States Internal Revenue Service (1899-1906, 1911-1915); elected, sheriff, Schuylkill County (1907-1910); unsuccessful campaign, United States Congress (1912); died, September 20, 1918 in St. Clair, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania; interred, Charles Baber Cemetery, Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.

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