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Edward Everett Holland

Edward Everett Holland, American congressman. member Virginia Senate, 1908-1911; member 62d to 66th Congresses (1911-1921), 2d Virginia District; member Virginia State Senate, since 1930. Chairman Democratic County Executive Committee, 1883-1885; member Democratic State Executive Committee; Mason.

Background

  • Holland, Edward Everett was born on February 26, 1861 in Nansemond County, Virginia, United States. Son of Z. E. and Ann S. (Pretlow) Holland.

  • Education

    • Educated Richmond College and University of Virginia. Bachelor of Laws, Richmond (Virginia) College. Doctor of Laws, Elon (North Carolina) College.

    Career

    • Admitted to the bar, 1882, and practiced at Suffolk, Virginia. President Farmers Bank of Nansemond, Suffolk, Virginia Mayor of Suffolk, 1885-1887. Commonwealth attorney, Nansemond Company, 1887-1908.

      Member Virginia Senate, 1908-1911. Member 62d to 66th Congresses (1911-1921), 2d Virginia District. Member Virginia State Senate, since 1930.

      Chairman Democratic County Executive Committee, 1883-1885. Member Democratic State Executive Committee. Delegate San Francisco and New York National Democratic convs.

      Trustee Elon (North Carolina) College.

    Membership

    Member Virginia Senate, 1908-1911. Member 62d to 66th Congresses (1911-1921), 2d Virginia District. Member Virginia State Senate, since 1930.

    Chairman Democratic County Executive Committee, 1883-1885. Member Democratic State Executive Committee.

    Connections

    • Married S. Otelia Lee, November 26, 1884 (died 1897).; married second, Eunice M. Ensor, September 29, 1920. Children: L. Pretlow, Mistress.
    • father: Z. E. Holland
    • mother: Ann S. (Pretlow) Holland
    • spouses: S. Otelia Lee
    • Eunice M. Ensor
    • children: L. Pretlow Holland
    • Mrs Holland
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    Born February 26, 1861
    Died October 22, 1941
    (aged 80)
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