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William Jeremiah Holland

William Jeremiah Holland, American foundation executive, retired naval officer. Decorated Defense Superior Services medal; decorated Legion of Merit with 4 stars, Meritorious Service medal with 2 stars. Board directors Uniformed Services Benefit Association, Kansas City, Missouri, 1983-1986. Member United States Naval Institute, National Commission on Skills in Work Force.

Background

  • Holland, William Jeremiah was born on November 8, 1932 in Iowa City. Son of William J. and Elizabeth (Kellenberger) Holland.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1955. Master of Public Administration, Harvard University, 1969.

    Career

    • Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1955, advanced through grades to rear admiral, 1981. Captain, director professional development United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, 1974-1976. Captain Commanding Submarine Squadron One, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 1976-1978, Commanding Submarine School, New London, Connecticut, 1978-1981.

      Rear admiral, deputy director operations Joint Chiefs of Staff, Washington, 1981-1982. Rear admiral, director Strategic and Theater Nuclear Warfare, 1982-1983. Rear admiral Commanding Submarine Group, San Diego, 1983-1985.

      Deputy director space, command and control Office Chief Naval Operations, Washington, 1985-1988. President The Educational Foundation of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, since 1988.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Board directors Uniformed Services Benefit Association, Kansas City, Missouri, 1983-1986. Member United States Naval Institute, National Commission on Skills in Work Force.

    Connections

    • Married Anne Daly, June 23, 1956. Children: William P., Peter J., Margaret M., John Jay, Mary E., James B., Kathleen.
    • father: William J. Holland
    • mother: Elizabeth (Kellenberger) Holland
    • spouse: Anne Daly
    • children: William P. Holland
    • Peter J. Holland
    • Margaret M. Holland
    • John Jay Holland
    • Mary E. Holland
    • James B. Holland
    • Kathleen Holland
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    Born November 8, 1932
    Nationality
    • 1955
      United States Naval Academy
    • 1969
      Harvard University
    • 1955
      Commissioned ensign United States Navy
    • 1976 - 1978
      captain Commanding Submarine Squadron One
      Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, United States
    • 1978 - 1981
      captain Commanding Submarine Squadron One
      New London, Connecticut, United States
    • 1981
      Commissioned ensign United States Navy
    • 1983 - 1985
      rear admiral Commanding Submarine Group
      San Diego, California, United States
    • 1985 - 1988
      deputy director, space
      Washington, United States
    • 1988
      president, The Educational Foundation of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association
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