Clyde C. Holloway

Clyde Cecil Holloway ( born November 28, 1943 in Lecompte, Rapides Parish, Louisiana) is an American politician. Between 1987 and 1993 he represented the state of Louisiana in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Clyde Holloway attended until 1961, the Forest Hill High School and was then at the National Aeronautics School in Kansas City, Kansas. He was then working as a businessman and was Chairman of the Board of Directors of Forest Hill Neighborhood School.

Politically, Holloway joined the Republican Party. In 1980, he ran unsuccessfully for Congress the first time. In the congressional elections of 1986, he was then in the eighth electoral district of Louisiana in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Catherine Small Long on January 3, 1987. After two re- elections he could represent his district until January 3, 1993 at the U.S. House of Representatives. At this time the eighth constituency was dissolved. Candidate early as 1991 Holloway unsuccessfully for the office of governor of Louisiana. He finished the first round in fourth place and thus retired.

In 2003, Holloway's failed candidacy for the post of the Vice- Governor of Louisiana; he was defeated Mitch Landrieu. Between 2006 and 2009 he worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He was responsible for the development of rural areas in Louisiana. Since 2009 he is responsible in the state government of Louisiana as a Public Service Commissioner for the civil service. Holloway is married and has four children.