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James Frank Holladay

James Frank Holladay, American manufacturing executive. Certified plant engineer, energy manager; registered professional engineer. Recipient Mr. Industry award American Industry Maintenance and Plant Operations, Southeast Region, 1972.


  • Holladay, James Frank was born on April 5, 1922 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. Son of Allen Author and Mary Estell (Campbell) Holladay.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1950.


    • Plant engineer Erwin Mills, Stonewall, Mississippi, 1950-1952, Southwire Company, Carrollton, Georgia, 1952-1963, vice president, 1963-1980, senior vice president, from 1980, corporation chairman energy, from 1980, director. Board directors World of Service and Security, Carrollton.

    Major achievements

    • Certified plant engineer, energy manager. Registered professional engineer.


    • Author: Plant Engineer Handbook, 1972.


    Government is ordained by God to reward good and to punish evil.


    Every true believer receives the special gift from God to use in ministry.

    Denomination: Baptist


    The life with Christ is not only to live in the atmosphere of your local church. God made his children creative, productive, and therefore able to make the whole world a better place.


    President Carrollton Parent-Teachers Association. Served to lieutenant United States Army South Carolina, 1943-1947. PTO. Fellow American Institute Plant Engineers (southeast region, Engineer of Year award, Atlanta, 1966).

    Member National Society Professor Engineers, Georgia Society Professional Engineers (Engineer of Year 1970), Association Energy Engineers (Energy Management Executive 1983), Wire Association, Georgia Engineering Foundation Atlanta (honorary director 1973) Lodges: Lions (president Georgia, past district governor, secretary 1963-1964, 72-84).





    • Married Anna Wedsworth, July 17, 1948. Children: James F., David Allen, Cynthia Anne.
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    Died April 15, 2000
    (aged 78)
    • 1950
      Georgia Institute of Technology
    • 1950 - 1952
      Plant engineer, Erwin Mills
      Stonewall, Oklahoma, United States
    • 1952 - 1963
      Plant engineer, Erwin Mills
      Carrollton, Texas, United States