Evalyn Smith Nesbitt Tome France was the first woman president of a national bank.
She was the wife of Senator from Maryland Dr. Joseph Irwin France. She was the widow of Jacob Tome, and co-founder with him of the Tome School in Port Deposit, Maryland. She died from complications from an operation in Baltimore, Maryland. She was president of the Cecil National Bank, Port Deposit, Maryland (1898–1905) and of the National Bank of Elton, Maryland (1898–1904).
- Time (magazine); Monday, May 2, 1927