James Holland

James Holland

Birth
Anson County, North Carolina, USA
Death 19 May 1823 (aged 69)
Maury County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Maury County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 37370203 · View Source
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US Congressman. He was a major in the North Carolina militia and saw service in the Continental line during the Revolution. He served as comptroller and justice of the peace of Rurherford County, North Carolina, and later served in the North Carolina State senate. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1793, establishing a practice in Rutherfordton, North Carolina. Elected to Congress from North Carolina, he served a single term from 1795 to 1797, and declined to run for reelection. Elected to Congress again in 1800, he served five terms, from 1801 to 1811. He moved to Maury County, Tennessee, in 1811, and establised an estate near Columbia, where he died.

Bio by: Garver Graver


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Garver Graver
  • Added: 22 May 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 37370203
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Holland (12 Jan 1754–19 May 1823), Find a Grave Memorial no. 37370203, citing Holland Cemetery, Maury County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .