EVANS, Cadwallader, 1762-

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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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Nationality: US
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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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