The Chicago Fed President said that he was against the Fed's decision to raise interest rates, worrying inflation would not pick up.
The Federal Reserve had been expected to raise its benchmark interest rate a quarter point to a target range of 1.25 percent to 1.5 percent.
Solid economic data reinforced expectations that the Federal Reserve will press ahead with increases to U.S. interest rates.
Chicago Fed President Charles Evans became the second Fed policymaker in recent days to call for a new approach to rate-setting.
The Fed should adopt a gradual approach to normalizing its expansive monetary policy, U.S. central banker Charles Evans said on Wednesday.