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Spessard Lindsey Holland
Birth: Jul. 10, 1892
Bartow
Polk County
Florida, USA
Death: Nov. 6, 1971
Bartow
Polk County
Florida, USA

Governor of Florida from 1941 to 1945; United State Senator: A native of Bartow, he was a World War I veteran receiving the Distinquished Service Cross for valor. He served in the Florida Senate for eight years before being elected Governor. As governor he coordinated the state's World War II defense effort with the Federal government and established the Everglades National Park. He was appointed to the United State Senate in 1946 and was elected to four more terms. (bio by: Bigwoo) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Benjamin Franklin Holland (1846 - 1925)
  Fannie Virginia Spessard Holland (1861 - 1930)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Agnes Groover Holland (1896 - 1975)*
 
 Siblings:
  Spessard Lindsey Holland (1892 - 1971)
  Frank L Holland (1895 - 1966)*
  Virginia Holland Gallemore (1898 - 1986)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Wildwood Cemetery
Bartow
Polk County
Florida, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Mark Pawelczak
Record added: Sep 30, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6812717
Spessard Lindsey Holland
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