George Neal Holman

24 June 1894–4 February 1977 (Age 82)
Henryton, Carroll, Maryland, United States

The Life of George Neal

When George Neal Holman was born on 24 June 1894, in Henryton, Carroll, Maryland, United States, his father, William Henry Holman, was 26 and his mother, Sarah F. Neal, was 22. He married Mary Richard Williams in 1917, in Howard, Maryland, United States. He died on 4 February 1977, in St. Johns, Florida, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Saint Augustine, St. Johns, Florida, United States.

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George Neal Holman
1894–1977
Mary Richard Williams
1889–1977
Marriage: 1917

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1917
Howard, Maryland, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War

Age 4

Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly southern) and Dutch: topographic name for a dweller in a hollow ( see Hole ).2 English (chiefly southern): topographic name for a dweller by a holly tree or on an island, from Middle English holm ( see Holme ) + man.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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