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Edward Everett Holland

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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