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Edward Everett HOLLAND

(1861-1941)

HOLLAND, Edward Everett, a Representative from Virginia; born near Suffolk, Nansemond County, Va., February 26, 1861; attended private schools, Richmond (Va.) College, and was graduated from the University of Virginia at Charlottesville; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1882 and commenced practice in Suffolk, Va.; mayor of Suffolk 1885-1887; Commonwealth attorney for Nansemond County 1887-1907; elected president of the Farmers Bank of Nansemond in 1892; member of the State senate 1907-1911; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-second and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1911-March 3, 1921); was not a candidate for renomination in 1920; resumed his banking pursuits; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1920 and 1924; member of the State senate 1930-1941; died in Suffolk, Va., on October 23, 1941; interment in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suffolk, Va.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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