Lane Evans

Lane Evans DEMDemocrat

American congressman, attorney, Marine (1951-2014)

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Lane EvansDEMDemocrat American congressman, attorney, Marine (1951-2014)
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Age at Death1951-2014
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Years of Experience
ILResidence (state)

Lane Allen Evans (August 4, 1951 – November 5, 2014) was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from 1983 until 2007, representing the 17th District of Illinois. Evans announced that he would not seek reelection in November 2006 and retired at the end of the 109th Congress, due to the increasingly debilitating effects of Parkinson's disease.

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Education6 - 6 of 4
Augustana College
Alleman High School
1969
Sacred Heart School
Georgetown University Law Center
Juris Doctor
1977
Past Positions1 - 8 of 8
Representative
United States House of Representatives
1982 - 2007
Kennedy for President Campaign
1980
Lawyer
Private Practice
1980 - 1982
Partner
Community Legal Clinic
1982
Lawyer
Prairie State Legal Services
1978 - 1980
Legal Representative
ACLU, APRI, & LULAC
1979
Western Illinois Legal Assistance Foundation
1978 - 1979
Corporal
United States Marine Corps, Japan
1969 - 1971
Other Experience1 - 32 of 32
Co-Chair
Congressional Alcohol Fuels Caucus
Co-Chair
International Workers Rights Caucus
Co-Chair
Congressional Working Group on Parkinson's Disease
Co-Chair
Congressional Vietnam-Era Veterans Caucus
Co-Chair
Congressional Populist Caucus
Executive Commitee
Congressional Progressive Caucus
Experience
Northeast-Midwest Congressional Coalition
Experience
National Guard & Reserve Components Congressional Members Organization
Experience
House Depot Caucus
Experience
House Army Caucus
Experience
Congressional Textile Caucus
Experience
Congressional Steel Caucus
Experience
Congressional Soybean Caucus
Experience
Congressional Rural Caucus
Experience
Congressional Human Rights Caucus
Experience
Congressional Fire Services Caucus
Experience
Philippines Caucus
Experience
Congressional Caucus on Nigeria
Experience
Congressional Caucus on India and Indian-Americans
Experience
Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues
Experience
Congressional Caucus on Community Health Centers
Experience
Congressional Caucus on Central Europe
Experience
Congressional Biomedical Research Caucus
Experience
Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus
Experience
Bi-Partisan Task Force on Non-Proliferation
Experience
House Navy/Marine Corps Caucus
Experience
Congressional Caucus to Fight and Control Methamphetamine
Experience
Alzheimer's Task Force
Experience
Water Infrastructure Caucus
Experience
Rural Health Care Coalition
Experience
Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Caucus
Experience
Older Americans Caucus