Evans, John

Evans, John,

1814–97, American founder of educational institutions, b. Waynesville, Ohio, grad. Lynn Medical College, Cincinnati, 1838. He practiced medicine in Indiana and was the first superintendent (1845) of the state hospital for the insane, which he had helped establish. In 1848 he went to Chicago as professor of obstetrics at Rush Medical School. He invested in real estate and helped found Northwestern Univ. in Evanston, Ill., a city named for him. Evans served (1862–65) as governor of Colorado Territory and later worked for the promotion of what is now the Univ. of Denver.

Bibliography

See biography by H. E. Kelsey, Jr. (1969).

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TOTAL MOTION MIDLAND FOOTBALL LEAGUE RUGBY TOWN 2 QUORN 0 QUORN made three changes from the previous game, Lawrence Gorman, Rob Mulonga and Javia Roberts, all returned to the starting line-up, replacing Ryan Evans, John Melligan and Jack Oldham.
Harrisburg: Hunter Banks, Tristen Bolin, Elijah Douglas, Tiffany Drake, Bailey Drone, Austin Evans, John Fugate, Devannie Jones, Reuben Markham, Madison Murphy, Matthew Oestreich, Raj Patel, Johnathan Pilkington, Michaela Polivick, Whitney Shavez, Preston Simpson, Clarissa Tjoanda, Addison Upchurch, Bailey Wilson, Micaylen Wolf
They and other local trainers David Evans, John Flint, Ron Harris, Bernard Llewellyn, Chris Mason and Tim Vaughan have all sent out winners in the last fortnight, while Bowen has had seven from 17 runners.
Division Two: Coulby Newham 2 (Bradley Waterfield 2) Norton Unicorn 4 (Adam Walton, Michael Mann, Paul Chamberlain 2); Eaglescliffe 4 Marton Rovers 2 (Adam Finnigan, Hayden Moody); Riverside 1 (Benjamin Waller) South Bank AFC 4 (Anthony Barnes, Michael Duff 3); The George Pub and Grill 2 (Daniel Broadley, Daniel Lapping) RSD 1 (Liam Davis); Thornaby Sports And Leisure 3 PH Elmtree 4 (Ian Evans, John Christopher James 3).
Division One action saw Grange Hearts close the gap at the top beating AFC Tima 7-0 thanks to doubles from Jack Bradley and Andy Noonan while Callum Evans, John Williams and Mike White all netted singles.
JS*79512421 | The four Yorkshire junior squash teams who had represented their county at Edgerton over the weekend were (back row, from left): James Lord (Skelmanthorpe), Ian Wilson, Alan Norrish, Simon Parke, Richard Ball, Ed Evans, John Horner, Aidan Harrison, David Campion and Adam Wrigglesworth.
Dolgellau put themselves in with a chance of winning after tries from Dylan Evans, John Harrison and Huw Emyr Jones, with Gerwyn Thomas converting two and adding a penalty.
TREVISO: Tries: Ambrosini (2), Bigi, Con: Hayward (2), Pen: Hayward OSPREYS: Tries: D Evans, John, Davies, Con: Davies (2), Pen: Davies (2)
Mythological adventure, starring Henry Cavill, Mickey Rourke, Stephen Dorff, Freida Pinto, Luke Evans, John Hurt, Joseph Morgan and Anne Day-Jones.
The first meeting was attended by David Busst of Sky Blues In The Community, Jonathan Strange of Supporters' Consultative Group, Nigel Warren, Ravinder Takhar, Jim Brown, Simon Smith, Pat Raybould, George Ireland, Ben Evans, John McQuillan, Michael Garlick (no relation to Ms Garlick).
He thanked the IPLOCA President Doug Evans, John Attrill, project general manager of BP and the international experts.
Dr NIGEL SPEIGHT, CAROLE REEVES, AURELIA SMITH, MURIEL SAWBRIDGE, WALIA KANI, JANE CORRIGAN, ALAN COLBRIDGE, JEN WILLIAMS, VAL STANDEN, JOHN ASHBY, SUE GODDARD, IAN TUCKER, SANDI RUSSELL, MARGARET MASSON, ANGELA TRACY SMITH, TERRY SMITH, Prof J F F ROBINSON, GARETH REEVES, SALLY DAVIES, RUTH EVANS, JOHN METSON, Dr BRIGITTE SCHNEELOCH, ROGER HANCOCK, JILL HANCOCK, JOYCE SCHLESINGER, GEORGE SCHLESINGER & Prof CHRISTOPHER ROWE