Sunday, July 1, 2012

Evan John

Evan D John 

8 Oct 1861, Maesteg, Glamorganshire, South Wales

Death: Friday 29 Nov 1917 7am, St John's Hospital, Springfield, Illinois

Parents: Thomas John

Siblings: Thomas John


Children: Evan D John Jr, Mary John, Margaret John, and Ruth John

  • Worked as a miner in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Colorado, New Mexico, and the Indian Territory.
  • Mine Manager, Centerville, Iowa.
  • State Mine Inspector for the State of Illinois (1897-)
  • Member of State Mining Board (1910-)
  • Acting President of the State Mining Board (1913-)
  • Part Owner Carterville and Big Muddy Coal Company of Williamson County 
  • Superintendent of a Franklin County Coal Company
  • State Mine Inspector (Feb 1917 - )
  • Director of Mines and Minerals, State of Illinois (1 Jul 1917 - 29 Nov 1918) 

  • Murphysboro, Illinois 1880 
  • Springfield, Illinois 1888

Immigrated From: Wales in 1880

Immigrated To: Murphysboro, Illinois in 1880

Religion: Episcopalian

  • Annual coal report of Illinois, Issue 37, By Illinois. State Mining Board, Illinois. Dept. of Mines and Minerals

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