Biography of Samuel C. Evans, Jr.
Riverside County, CA Biographies





SAMUEL CARRY EVANS
The second to bear that name in Riverside county, Samuel Carey Evans was born in Fort Wayne, Ind., November 22, 1866, son of the late Samuel C. Evans, whose sketch appears elsewhere in this work. Primarily educated in the schools of Riverside, he later attended the University of the Pacific and San Jose, where he was graduated in the class of 1889, also spending one year in military school. After his graduation from college he returned to Riverside and became associated with his father in his numerous enterprises, all tending towards the uphuilding of the city and county, and he himself has since maintained interests of an upbuilding character. He has been engaged in the real estate business and has prospered. He has been a progressive Republican and active in the councils of the party. He was president of the Charter Board of Freeholders and after the adoption of the city charter was elected mayor of the city of Riverside in 1907 and served four years and eight months, during which time many projects were put forward towards the betterment of general conditions and to add to the fair name of the city. He has served on the city board of eaucation for over twelve years. In fact, like his father, he has ever had the best interests of the county and city at heart and has worked for them at every opportunity.

In the city of Stockton occurred the marriage of S. C. Evans with Miss Mary E. Southworth. They are members of the Congregational Church of Riverside and actively interested in all movements of the various departments of the same.

From:
History of Riverside County, California
With a Biographical Review
History by Elmer Wallace Holmes
And other well known writers
Historic Record Company
Los Angeles, California 1912


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