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business executive

Eugene Holland, business executive. Member Lincoln Association Commerce (life), Chicago Club, Skokie Country Club, Old Elm Country Club, Delta Upsilon.

Background

Holland, Eugene was born on October 29, 1891 in Friend, Nebraska, United States. Son of Laurence and Mary Frances (Crowley) Holland.

Education

Student, University Nebraska, 1913.

Career

Founder, Holland Lumber Company, Lincoln, Nebraska, Omaha and Sioux City, Iowa., 1917;president, also board directors, Holland Lumber Company, Lincoln, Nebraska, Omaha and Sioux City, Iowa., 1917-1928, 1944-1945;president, also board directors, Holland Lumber Company, Omaha, 1953-1958, chairman from 1958;president, director, Universal Gypsum & Lime Company, Chicago, 1928-1936;business consultant, Sanderson & Porter, New York City, 1936-1939;president, director, Florence Stove Company, Gardner, Massachusettspresident, director, Marshall Stove Company, Lewisburg, Tennesseepresident, director, American Rock Wool Company, Chicago, 1940-1946;president, director, Masonite Corp American, 1946-1952;vice-president, director, Masonite Corporation Canada, Ltd., 1946-1953;business consultant, from 1953. Vice-president, director Standard Sandy Mix Company, Sioux City. Board directors Parke Lumber& Coal Company, Hawkeye Building Supply Company, Tri-State Cashway Lumber Company, Fairmont Foods Company, Thomas Hoist Company, Gulf, Mobile & Ohio R.R.

Membership

Member Lincoln Association Commerce (life), Chicago Club, Skokie Country Club, Old Elm Country Club, Delta Upsilon.

Connections

Married Louise Bedwell, October 21, 1916. Children: Laurence B., Eugene Junior, Sara Louise Holland Alberts.

father:
Laurence Holland

mother:
Mary Frances (Crowley) Holland

spouse:
Louise Bedwell

child:
Laurence B. Holland

child:
Eugene Junior Holland

child:
Sara Louise Holland Alberts Holland