WILLIAM EDWIN BEVAN, a representative citizen of Island Creek Township and a candidate for county commissioner, conducts a large wholesale and retail ice business at Alikanna. He was born at Newport, England, in 1875 and was brough to America when eight years of age.
In 1883 Mr. Bevan went to Youngstown, O. with his parents and attended school there. In 1886 he came to Jefferson County and for five years was employed in the works of the Riverside Iron Company, and for five years more was witht he Pennsylvania Railroad Company, after which he established his present business at Alikanna. He has been a resident of Island Creek Township for a number of years and has proved a worthy and useful citizen, having served acceptably as township trustee and in other offices. He is a Republican in his political views.
In 1897 Mr. Bevan was married to Miss Anna L. Yocum, who died on May 27, 1910, having been the mother of three children, Esther, John and Alma. Mr. Bevan is a member of Steubenville Lodge, No. 1, Knights of Pythias.