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David Ellicott Evans (1788–1850) was a United States Representative from New Yorkmarker.

Evans was born in Ellicotts Upper Mills, Marylandmarker on March 19, 1788. He attended the common schools, moved to New York in 1803 and settled in Bataviamarker. He was employed as a clerk and afterward as an accounting clerk with the Holland Land Company. He served as a member of the New York State Senate, and was a member of the council of appointment.

Evans was elected as a Jacksonian candidate to the Twentieth Congress and served from March 4, 1827, until his resignation May 2, 1827, before the assembling of Congress. He was appointed resident agent of the Holland Land Company in 1827 and served until his resignation in 1837. Evans also engaged in banking, was a delegate to the convention held at Albanymarker in 1827 to advocate a protective tariff, and retired from active business pursuits in 1837 to devote his attention to his extensive land interests.

He died in Batavia on May 17, 1850 and was interred in Batavia Cemetery.


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