EVANS, Cadwallader, 1762-

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'''Cadwallader Evans''' (b. 1762) was a politician and businessman from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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* '''Name:''' Cadwallander Evans<br/ >
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* '''Name:''' Cadwallader Evans<br/ >
* '''Alternative names:''' <br/ >
* '''Alternative names:''' <br/ >
* '''Gender:''' M<br/ >
* '''Gender:''' M<br/ >
* '''Birth date:''' 1762<br/ >
* '''Birth date:''' 1762<br/ >
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* '''Place of birth:''' Montgomery Co., Pa.<br/ >
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* '''Place of birth:''' Montgomery County, Pennsylvania<br/ >
* '''Nationality:''' US<br/ >
* '''Nationality:''' US<br/ >
* '''Spouse(s):''' <br/ >
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==Biography==
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Cadwallader Evans was born in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania in 1762.  From 1790 to ca. 1802, he was a member of the Pennsylvania Legislature, and at one time its speaker.  He later moved to Philadelphia.  He urged the excavation of a canal along the Schuykill River and became the president of the company responsible for that effort.
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==Sources==
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b. 1762, Montgomery Co., Pa.<br>
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* Drinker, Extracts from the Journal of Elizabeth Drinker, 1889. p 155.  
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1790-ca. 1802, in Pa. Legislature. Speaker.<br>
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* Sharpless, A Qu. experiment in govt., 2:271.
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Moved to Phila., Pa.<br>
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Director of the second bank in the U. S. Urged th excavation of a canal along the Schuylkill river. president of the company.<br>
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Drinker, Extracts from the Journal of Elizabeth Drinker, 1889. p 155.  
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Sharpless, A Qu. experiment in govt., 2:271.
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Revision as of 15:59, 30 May 2007

Cadwallader Evans (b. 1762) was a politician and businessman from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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  • Name: Cadwallader Evans
  • Alternative names:
  • Gender: M
  • Birth date: 1762
  • Place of birth: Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
  • Nationality: US
  • Spouse(s):
  • Children:
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  • Disowned date: --
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Biography

Cadwallader Evans was born in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania in 1762. From 1790 to ca. 1802, he was a member of the Pennsylvania Legislature, and at one time its speaker. He later moved to Philadelphia. He urged the excavation of a canal along the Schuykill River and became the president of the company responsible for that effort.

Sources

  • Drinker, Extracts from the Journal of Elizabeth Drinker, 1889. p 155.
  • Sharpless, A Qu. experiment in govt., 2:271.
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