William P. Holaday
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Holaday was born near Ridge Farm, Illinois. He attended the common schools and Vermilion Academy in nearby Vermilion Grove. He entered Penn College (now William Penn University) in Oskaloosa, Iowa, then transferred to the University of Missouri. Holaday received his Law degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana in 1905, and was admitted to the bar the same year. His initial legal practice was in Danville, Illinois.
Holaday was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-eighth and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1923 – March 3, 1933). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1932 to the Seventy-third Congress, after which he resumed the practice of Law in Danville.
Holaday died in Georgetown, Illinois, on 29 January 1946. He was interred in Georgetown Cemetery.
- United States Congress. "William P. Holaday (id: H000708)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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