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Gordon C. Hollar Edit Profile

army officer.

Gordon C. Hollar, American army officer. Mason (Consistory, Shrine).

Background

Hollar, Gordon C. was born on December 7, 1887 in Sioux City, Iowa, United States. Son of Frank Pierce and Emilie Louise (Falkenhainer) Hollar.

Education

Employee, T. S. Martin Company, Sioux City, Iowa, 1907-1910, N.W. Bell Tel. Company, 1910-1913, Foreign Policy Hollar & Son, 1913-1916. Sales department, Tolerton & Warfield, 1919-1925, Headington-Hedenbergh, 1925-1928, Inter.

Business Machines Company, 1928-1930. Sioux City chief of police, 1930-1934. With Iowa Tax Commission, 1931-1935.

Commissioner public safety, 1935-1938. Again with Iowa Tax Commission, 1939-1941. Enlisted Iowa National Guard, 1907.

Second in command Lieutenant, 1913, and advanced through the grades to brigadier general of the line, 1940. Federal service, Mexican Border 1916-1917, Camp Cody, New Mexico, and overseas, 1917-1919. Commanding general, Camp Claiborne, Louisiana, 1941.

Assistant div. commander, 1942. Provost marshal, Headquarters Service of Supply, European Theater of Operations, from 1942.

Career

Public safety, 1935-1938. General of the line, 1940. Assistant div. commander.

Membership

Mason (Consistory, Shrine).

Connections

Married Grace Margaret James, April. Children: Mary Marjorie (Mistress.

father:
Frank Pierce Hollar

mother:
Emilie Louise (Falkenhainer) Hollar

spouse:
Grace Margaret James

child:
Mary Marjorie (Mrs Hollar