William Helmus Holliday Edit Profile
Lumber manufacturer, near Sherman, Wyoming, 1870-1873. President W. H. Holliday Company (One of largest manufacturing and merchandising firms in Wyoming). Held several local offices.
Unsuccessful candidate, Wyoming House of Representatives, 1871. Member Wyoming House of Representatives, 1873-1875. Member Wyoming Territorial Council, lower house, 1873, upper house, 1875, 77, 84, 88 (defeated on a tie vote 1880).
Member delegation to Washington, District of Columbia which secured Wyoming statehood, 1890. Member Wyoming Senate, 1892-1896, 1908-1916. Defeated for gov, 1894.
Member Wyoming Commission, St. Louis Exposition, 1904. Delegate Democratic National Convention, Denver, 1908.
Worked in sawmill in what is now Albany County, Wyoming, 1867-1870. President W. H. Holliday Company (One of largest mfg. Delegate Dem.
Member, Carnegie library association (president).
Married Emily Coykendall, May 5, 1869 (died 1887), children—Catherine, Guy, Albert, Lois, Elizabeth, Ruth, Margaret. Married second, Sarah East, February 20, 1897, children—Mary, Helen.