Evan E. Settle
|Evan E. Settle|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Kentucky's 7th district
March 4, 1897 – November 16, 1899
|Preceded by||William Claiborne Owens|
|Succeeded by||June Ward Gayle|
|Member of the Kentucky House of Representatives|
December 1, 1848|
November 16, 1899 (aged 50)|
|Resting place||Odd Fellows Cemetery|
Born in Frankfort, Kentucky, Settle attended the public schools. He was graduated from Louisville High School in June 1864. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1870 and commenced practice in Owenton, Kentucky.
Settle was elected prosecuting attorney of Owen County in 1878, 1882, and 1886. He resigned in 1887. He served as member of the State house of representatives 1887-1890. He served as delegate to the 1888 Democratic National Convention.
Settle was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-fifth and Fifty-sixth Congresses and served from March 4, 1897, until his death in Owenton, Kentucky, November 16, 1899. He was interred in Odd Fellows Cemetery.
- United States Congress. "Evan E. Settle (id: S000252)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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|U.S. House of Representatives|
William C. Owens
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kentucky's 7th congressional district
June W. Gayle