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Landscape architect

Jack Oliver Holmes was American landscape architect. Registered landscape architect, Florida. Recipient Beautification award Garden Clubs of Tampa, Florida, 1969.

Background

Holmes, Jack Oliver was born on August 2, 1905 in Sistersville, West Virginia, United States. Son of Joseph Oliver and Ora Bertha (Harlan) Holmes.

Career

Owner Holmes Nurseries, Tampa, Florida, 1928-1980.

Achievements

  • Registered landscape architect, Florida.

Membership

Fellow American Society Landscape Architects (landscape awards 1954, 65). Member American Orchid Society, Bromeliad Society, Magnolia Society, Florida Nursery Growers Association (charter member, landscape awards 1976), American Society Consultant Arborists, National Arborist Association (life), American Rose Society, Tampa Rose Society Lodges: Rotary (Paul Harris fellow 1984).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: studying landscaping.

Connections

Married Berniece Sailors, March 11, 1923 (divorced 1930). 1 child, Jeannie Holmes Messick. Married Mary Cowgill, August 1, 1984.

father:
Joseph Oliver Holmes

mother:
Ora Bertha (Harlan) Holmes

spouse:
Berniece Sailors

spouse:
Mary Cowgill

child:
Jeannie Holmes Messick Holmes