Marcellus Hugh EVANS, Congress, NY (1884-1953)

EVANS Marcellus Hugh , a Representative from New York; born in Brooklyn, N.Y., September 22, 1884; attended St. John the Baptist School and St. James Academy, Brooklyn, N.Y.; was graduated from the law department of Fordham University in 1910; was admitted to the bar in 1910 and commenced practice in Brooklyn; member of the State assembly 1922-1926; served in the State senate 1927-1934; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fourth, Seventy-fifth, and Seventy-sixth Congresses (January 3, 1935-January 3, 1941); unsuccessful candidate in 1940 for renomination as a Democrat and for election as a Republican to the Seventy-seventh Congress; resumed the practice of law; died in Brooklyn, N.Y., November 21, 1953; interment in Calvary Cemetery, Long Island City, N.Y.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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