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Evan Jenkins
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Justice of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals
Assumed office
October 1, 2018
Appointed by Jim Justice
Preceded by Robin Davis
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from West Virginia's 3rd district
In office
January 3, 2015 – September 30, 2018
Preceded by Nick Rahall
Succeeded by Carol Miller
Member of the West Virginia Senate
from the 5th district
In office
December 1, 2002 – December 1, 2014
Serving with Robert H. Plymale
Preceded by Marie Redd
Succeeded by Mike Woelfel
Member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
from the 16th district
In office
December 1, 1994 – December 1, 2000
Serving with Jody Smirl, Susan Hubbard
Preceded by Stephen T. Williams
Succeeded by Dale Stephens
Personal details
Born
Evan Hollin Jenkins

September 12, 1960 (1960-09-12) (age 60)
Huntington, West Virginia, U.S.
Political party Republican (Before 1992,
2013–present)
Democratic (1992–2013)
Spouse(s) Elizabeth Weiler
Children 3
Education University of Florida (BS)
Samford University (JD)

Evan Hollin Jenkins (born September 12 1960) is an American politician. In 2015, he became the U.S. Representative for WV's 3rd congressional district. Jenkins was state senator from 2002 to 2014. He is a member of the Republican Party.

He was born in Huntington, West Virginia. Jenkins studied at University of Florida and at Samford University. Jenkins served in the West Virginia House of Delegates.

In August 2017, Jenkins announced his candidacy for U.S. Senate. He lost the Republican nomination to Patrick Morrisey.

On September 30, 2018, Jenkins resigned from Congress after having been appointed Justice of the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia by West Virginia Governor Jim Justice. Jenkins was then elected on November 6, 2018 to fill a remaining six year term as a Justice of the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia due to the resignation of Robin Davis.

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