Orville S. Evans San Juan County, New Mexico

Orville S. Evans, who has been a resident of Farmington since 1809, was born in Hancock County, Illinois, in 1868. In young manhood he removed to Nebraska, where he was engaged in business until coming to New Mexico. He is now engaged in the jewelry trade, and maintains the largest business of the kind in San Juan County.

He has taken an active interest in public affairs, and in 1901 and 1902 served on the Farmington school board.

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Source: History of New Mexico, Its Resources and People, Volume II, Pacific States Publishing Co., 1907.

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