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.


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

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Yna down at yr adran "Colledion", lle ceir cyffyrddiadau telynegol tyner fel y rheiny yn "Colli Pedwar", sy'n deyrnged i Meredydd Evans, John Davies, John Rowlands a Harri Pritchard Jones.
"I have played with many Irish footballers over the years, including Robbie Keane, Roy Keane (above), Jonny and Corry Evans, John O'Shea, Craig Cathcart, Robbie Brady .
The event, part of an arts festival leading up to the World's Fair, features excerpts from Shakespeare performed by theatre luminaries Edith Evans, John Gielgud, and Margaret Leighton.
WALES: Smyth; Joyce, H Jones, McComish, Neumann; Wilkins, Bevan; C Thomas, Phillips (capt), A Evans, John, Crabb, B Lewis, Johnes, Lillicrap.
The Committee members for 2019 are: Paul Brennan, David Evans, John Bell, Jack Fogg, and Graham Forrest.
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.
TREVISO: Tries: Ambrosini (2), Bigi, Con: Hayward (2), Pen: Hayward OSPREYS: Tries: D Evans, John, Davies, Con: Davies (2), Pen: Davies (2)