Edward Everett Holland

Edward Everett Holland (* February 26, 1861 in Suffolk, Virginia; † October 23, 1941 ) was an American politician. Between 1911 and 1921 he represented the state of Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Edward Holland attended private schools in Richmond and then studied at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. After a subsequent law degree in 1882 and its recent approval as a lawyer, he started in Suffolk to work in this profession. Between 1885 and 1887 he was mayor of Suffolk; 1887 to 1907 he served as District Attorney. In 1892, he was also president of the Farmers Bank of Nansemond. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Democratic Party launched a political career. From 1907 to 1911 he sat in the Senate of Virginia.

In the congressional elections of 1910, Holland was the second electoral district of Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Harry L. Maynard on March 4, 1911. After four elections he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1921 five legislative sessions. In this time of the First World War fell. During his time in Congress, the 16th, the 17th, the 18th and the 19th Amendment to the Constitution were ratified.

1920 renounced Edward Holland on another Congress candidate. In the years 1920 and 1924 he was a delegate to the Democratic National Conventions relevant. Between 1930 and 1941 he was again in the Senate of Virginia. He died on 23 October 1941 in Suffolk.