William Steel Holman

William Steel Holman

Birth
Aurora, Dearborn County, Indiana, USA
Death 22 Apr 1897 (aged 74)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial Aurora, Dearborn County, Indiana, USA
Plot permit # 2658
Memorial ID 16677323 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He attended Franklin College, studied law, was admitted to the bar, practiced law and was probate judge of the Dearborn County, Indiana, (1843-46). He was Dearborn County prosecuting attorney, (1847-49), a member of the Indiana State House of Representatives, (1851-52) and judge of the court of common pleas, (1852-56). In 1859, he was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-sixth, Thirty-seventh and Thirty-eighth Congresses, serving until 1865. He was again elected to the Fortieth Congress and to the next four succeeding Congresses, serving (1867-77) and elected to the Forty-seventh Congress and to the next six succeeding Congresses, serving (1881-95). An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he was again elected to the Fifty-fifth Congress in 1897 and served until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Find a Grave Memorial 16677323
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Steel Holman (6 Sep 1822–22 Apr 1897), Find a Grave Memorial no. 16677323, citing River View Cemetery, Aurora, Dearborn County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .