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William D Hollis
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Birth: Aug. 19, 1850
Elkhart County
Indiana, USA
Death: Sep. 11, 1925
Cook County
Illinois, USA

W.D. HOLLIS, HEAD OF PAPER FIRM, IS CALLED BY DEATH -- William D. Hollis, president of the Hollis & Duncan Paper company, died yesterday at his home, 542 Forest avenue, Evanston. His was born in 1850 and came to Chicago about 1865. For a time he sold newspapers. The firm of Hollis & Duncan was organized in 1879. Mr. Hollis was an outstanding figure in the paper business in Chicago. His wife died last March. Surviving are six children: Mrs. Helen M. Schuyler, Mrs. Mae H. Bahr, Mrs. Ava H. Burrow, Chalmers M., Howard B., and Raymond D. Hollis. Funeral services will be held today. Burial will be in Graceland cemetery.

[Chicago Daily Tribune, September 12, 1925] 
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  Helen Marr King Hollis (1852 - 1925)
  Howard B Hollis (1877 - 1942)*
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Graceland Cemetery
Cook County
Illinois, USA
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Record added: Aug 21, 2013
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William D Hollis
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William D Hollis
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