Lane Evans

Health Desk
6:41 am
Fri November 14, 2014

Veterans Clinic May Be Named After Lane Evans

A bipartisan effort to name a veterans facility in Galesburg, Illinois, after the late Lane Evans is underway.  
 U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin and Mark Kirk and U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos introduced legislation Thursday in Congress to name the Galesburg Veterans Affairs clinic after Evans.  

The former congressman from Illinois died last week at age 63 after a long battle with Parkinson's disease. Evans had fought for veterans' rights during his 24 years in the U.S. House of Representatives. 

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12:01 pm
Thu November 6, 2014

Fmr. Congressman Lane Evans Dies After Battling Parkinson's

Former U.S. Rep. Lane Evans of Illinois, a former Marine who fought for veterans' rights during his 24 years in office, has died after a long fight with Parkinson's disease.  

His legal guardian and former congressional staffer Michael Malmstrom says Evans died Wednesday at a nursing home in East Moline, Illinois.  
The Democrat was 63.  

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9:27 am
Wed October 16, 2013

Fmr. Congressman Lane Evans Honored

Evans' childhood friend Don Lind, unveiling the sign in Rock Island
Credit WVIK

Former Illinois Congressman Lane Evans has been honored by his hometown. Tuesday, Rock Island re-named a street in the neighborhood where he grew up "Lane Evans Drive." 

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