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Peyton Randolph Evans

Member From: 1918 - 1919 Ex.

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  • Birth Date: October 18, 1892 Birth Place:Amherst, VA
  • Death Date: 02/24/1972
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
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  • Education: Amherst High School (1905-1909) Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1909-1913) University of Virginia (1913-1915)
  • Military Service: Officer's Training Course (1917)
    Commissioned 1st Lieutenant, R.T.C. (1917)
    Camp Meade, MD (1917-1918)
    351st Field Artillery, A.E.F. (June 1918-Feb. 1919)
    Commissioned Captain, R.T.C. (1919)
  • Occupation/Profession: Attorney General counsel, Farm Credit Administration and Federal Farm Mortgage Corporation
  • Memberships/Affiliations: Episcopal Church Congressional Country Club Wesley Heights Community Club American Bar Association Federal Bar Association Virginia Bar Association University of Virginia, Alumni Association (Washington Chapter) Delta Tau Delta Masons Varsity Football and Baseball, Virginia Polytechnic Institute Varsity Football, University of Virginia University of Virginia football (head coach, 1916) Lynchburg College, football (head coach, 1920-1924) Amherst County School Board (chairman, 1924-1925) Mayor, Amherst (1919-1927) Governor Byrd's staff (commissioned as Aide, May 10, 1926)
  • Other Notable Service and/or Elected Offices: Town Council, Amherst (1915-1917)
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1918-1919 County of Amherst Democrat Asylums and Prisons
Courts of Justice
Military and Police
1919 Ex. County of Amherst Democrat Asylums and Prisons
Courts of Justice
Military and Police

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