Alfred C. Evens


Alfred C. Evens



Alfred C. Evens was born on January 28, 1881 in Greencastle, Indiana. Evens received his undergraduate degree from his hometown University, Depauw (1902). Before deciding he wanted to study law, Evens spent two years as the Superintendent of Schools at Monrovia, Indiana, as well as doing graduate work at the University of Chicago. Ultimately, he received his LL.B. from the Indiana University School of Law in 1907. His legal career began in private practice in Indianapolis, before he became an attorney for the Frankfort General Insurance Company. He shared a partnership with Will R. Wood in Lafayette from 1914 to 1920, at which time he became the general attorney for the Chicago, Indianapolis & Louisville Railway Company (A.K.A., the Monon), in Chicago.

In 1928, Evens was appointed Professor of Law at the Indiana University School of Law. He was the faculty editor of the Indiana Law Journal from 1935 to 1940 and taught until his death. In addition to teaching Evens entered into a partnership with Leroy Baker in general Practice in Bloomington (1935-1949). Alfred C. Evens died on August 30, 1949, in Bloomington, at the age of 68.


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