Fred Evans (1886 - 1964)

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Susan Elizabeth Evans

Susan Elizabeth Evans

Cora Elizabeth (Amelang) Evans

Cora Elizabeth (Amelang) Evans

Roger Evans

Roger Evans

Robert Thomas Evans

Robert Thomas Evans

Anita L Evans

Anita L Evans

Irma Madaline (Evans) Miller

Irma Madaline (Evans) Miller

Jane (Robson) Evans

Jane (Robson) Evans

John Evans

John Evans

Madge Evans 002

Madge Evans 002

Madge Evans 001

Madge Evans 001

Heidi and Rebecca Clarke

Heidi and Rebecca Clarke

Rebecca Clarke, 1936

Rebecca Clarke, 1936

Hans Clarke and Rebecca Evans

Hans Clarke and Rebecca Evans

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Rebecca Evans Susan Elizabeth Evans Cora Elizabeth (Amelang) Evans Roger Evans

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1886 - In the year that Fred Evans was born, on January 5th, Scottish novelist Robert Louis Stevenson's book the Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde was published. Immediately popular, the paperback book was sold for $1 in the U.S. - almost $25 today. Stevenson's stepson said that he wrote the first draft in under 3 days.

1916 - At the age of 30 years old, Fred was alive when visiting nurse Margaret Sanger opened the first birth control clinic in the U.S. at 46 Amboy St. in Brooklyn New York. Ten days after the clinic opened, Sanger was arrested for "violating laws against giving out birth control information" which was defined as obscenity. The clinic was not handing out birth control - just information about sex and birth control methods. (The Comstock law categorized information about abortion, family planning, and contraception as “obscene”.) The clinics and organizations that Sanger established later evolved into the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

1924 - When he was 38 years old, in May, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb kidnapped and killed 14 year old Robert Franks "in the interest of science". Leopold and Loeb thought that they were intellectually superior and that they could commit the perfect crime and not be caught. They were brought in for questioning within 8 days and quickly confessed. Clarence Darrow was hired as their defense lawyer, getting them life imprisonment instead of a death sentence. Loeb was eventually killed in prison - Leopold was released after 33 years, dying of a heart attack at age 66.

1942 - He was 56 years old when from January 7th through April 9th, the Battle of Bataan was fought in the Philippines. At the end of the battle, the U.S. and Filipino forces surrendered and a three-year occupation of the Philippines by Japan began. Between 60,000 and 80,000 American and Filipino soldiers surrendered and were marched around 60 to 69 miles - most were beaten, abused, or killed. Named the Bataan Death March, it was later declared to be a war crime.

1964 - In the year of Fred Evans's passing, on February 9th, the Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show. 73 million people watched - although the Beatles couldn't be heard because of the loud screaming of the female teenage audience.

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Fred Evans died in September 1964 at 78 years old. There is no listed cause of death for Fred. He was born on January 1, 1886. There is no information about Fred's family or relationships. We know that Fred Evans had been residing in Florida.

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