Name: Dr. John II EVANS
Given Name: Dr. John II
Birth: 9 Mar 1814 in Wayneville, Ohio
Death: 3 Jul 1897 in Denver, Colorado
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.
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
Father: John M. EVANS b: 1795 in Harrodsburg, Garrard Co., KY
Mother: Anna MOORE b: 1799 in Indiana
Frances TODD b: 1818 in Madison Co.,Kentucky
- Sarah Ann EVANS b: 14 Sep 1837
- Abigail Agnes EVANS b: 4 Jun 1837 in Andrew, MO.