Lane Allen Evans, a Representative from Illinois was born in Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois on August 4, 1951. He received his B.A. from Augustana College, Rock Island, IL in 1974 and received his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C. in 1977. He was elected as a Democrat to Congresses (January 3, 1983-January 3, 2007).