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 William D Hollis

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William D Hollis

  • Birth 19 Aug 1850 Goshen, Elkhart County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 11 Sep 1925 Evanston, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 115835654

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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  • Created by: NA
  • Added: 21 Aug 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 115835654
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William D Hollis (19 Aug 1850–11 Sep 1925), Find A Grave Memorial no. 115835654, citing Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by NA (contributor 48159809) .