Evan E. Settle

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Evan E. Settle
A man with graying hair and a mustache wearing a black jacket and vest and white shirt and bowtie
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kentucky's 7th district
In office
March 4, 1897 – November 16, 1899
Preceded by William Claiborne Owens
Succeeded by June Ward Gayle
Member of the Kentucky House of Representatives
In office
Personal details
Born (1848-12-01)December 1, 1848
Frankfort, Kentucky
Died November 16, 1899(1899-11-16) (aged 50)
Owenton, Kentucky
Resting place Odd Fellows Cemetery
Political party Democratic
Profession Lawyer

Evan Evans Settle (December 1, 1848 – November 16, 1899) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky.

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.

See also[edit]


  • United States Congress. "Evan E. Settle (id: S000252)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

External links[edit]

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
William C. Owens
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kentucky's 7th congressional district

Succeeded by
June W. Gayle