EVANS, Cadwallader, 1762-

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b. 1762, Montgomery Co., Pa.<br>
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1790-ca. 1802, in Pa. Legislature. Speaker.<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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'''Cadwallader Evans''' (b. 1762) was a politician and businessman from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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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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* [http://tripod.brynmawr.edu/record=b1830648 Drinker, Extracts from the Journal of Elizabeth Drinker, 1889. p 155.]
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* [http://tripod.brynmawr.edu/record=b1290760 Sharpless, A Qu. experiment in govt. 2:271.]
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[[Category:Quakers of Philadelphia]]
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Cadwallader Evans
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Gender: M
Birth date: 1762
Place of birth: Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
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Cadwallader Evans (b. 1762) was a politician and businessman from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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.

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