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HOLDEN (Soundex H435) — See also HALDANE, HALDEN, HALIDAN, HILDEN, HODEN, HOLBEN, HOLDE, HOLDER, HOLTEN, OLDEN, WOLDEN.

  HOLDEN: See also Norman Leslie Bassett — Holden A. Brown — Walter Holden Capps — Holden Cook — Charles Holden Cowles — Robert Joseph Dole — Robert Emmet Hannegan — Gustav Holden Helgerson — James Huntington — William Joseph Kelly — John Henry Martindale — J. Holden McAllister — Charlotte H. McMorran — Edwin S. Naus — Samuel Holden Parsons — Holden A. Putnam — George Holden Tinkham
  Holden, Alexander G. — of Cairo, Alexander County, Ill. Democrat. Postmaster at Cairo, Ill., 1860-61. Burial location unknown.
  Holden, Alice M. — of Pasco, Franklin County, Wash. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Holden, Arthur — of Bennington, Bennington County, Vt. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Holden, Arthur Newton (1850-1932) — also known as Arthur N. Holden — of North Clarendon, Clarendon, Rutland County, Vt. Born in Shrewsbury, Rutland County, Vt., April 23, 1850. Republican. Farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Clarendon, 1910. Universalist. Died, of pneumonia, in Clarendon, Rutland County, Vt., January 31, 1932 (age 81 years, 283 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Eli Latinus Holden (1814-1899) and Eliza Arvilla (Crampton) Holden (1829-1895); married 1876 to Hannah Maria Steward (1850-1929); sixth great-grandnephew of John Winthrop (1606-1676); seventh great-grandson of John Winthrop (1588-1649); first cousin seven times removed of Fitz-John Winthrop; third cousin of Austin Wells Holden; third cousin once removed of Israel Coe; third cousin twice removed of Alvah Nash and Edward Henry Holden; third cousin thrice removed of Samuel Adams (1722-1803) and John Adams; fourth cousin of Lyman Wetmore Coe and Robert Cleveland Usher; fourth cousin once removed of Eli Coe Birdsey, Edwin Prosper Augur, Fox Holden, Charles Pierson Augur, Cassius Montgomery Clay Twitchell, Alfred Henry Augur and Charles Parmelee Augur.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Weeks family of Massachusetts; Adams-Waite-Forshee-Cowan family of Dexter, Michigan; Pike family of Lubec, Maine; Kidder family of Connecticut; Adams-Rusling family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Holden, Arthur Wesley (1877-1967) — also known as Arthur W. Holden — of Idaho Falls, Bonneville County, Idaho. Born in Nebraska, July 17, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Idaho, 1916. Died in Idaho Falls, Bonneville County, Idaho, May 26, 1967 (age 89 years, 313 days). Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery, Idaho Falls, Idaho.
  Relatives: Son of Louisa Sutherland (Ross) Holden (1845-1936) and William C. Holden; brother of Edwin McPherson Holden (1869-?); married, November 19, 1902, to Mercedes Greenwood (1880-1973); great-grandson of Sulifand Sutherland Ross; second cousin five times removed of George Washington.
  Political family: Washington family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Holden, Austin Wells (1819-1891) — also known as Austin W. Holden — of Warrensburg, Warren County, N.Y.; Queensbury, Warren County, N.Y.; Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y. Born in White Creek, Washington County, N.Y., May 16, 1819. Physician; member of New York state assembly from Warren County, 1874. Died July 19, 1891 (age 72 years, 64 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jonas Holden (1783-1862) and Eliza Holden (1784-1822); married, April 24, 1851, to Elizabeth Buell; first cousin twice removed of Edward Henry Holden; third cousin of Samuel Fessenden and Arthur Newton Holden; third cousin thrice removed of Samuel Adams (1722-1803) and John Adams; fourth cousin once removed of Fox Holden and Cassius Montgomery Clay Twitchell.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Weeks family of Massachusetts; Adams-Waite-Forshee-Cowan family of Dexter, Michigan; Pike family of Lubec, Maine; Kidder family of Connecticut; Adams-Rusling family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Holden, Benedict M. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 1st District, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Holden, Benjamin T. — of Franklin County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state senate 7th District, 1909-12. Burial location unknown.
  Holden, Bob See Robert Lee Holden, Jr.
  Holden, Charles, Jr. — of Alton, Madison County, Ill. Republican. Postmaster at Alton, Ill., 1878-86. Burial location unknown.
  Holden, Charles A. — of Hanover, Grafton County, N.H. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1944, 1948; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Hanover, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Holden, Charles Courtney Pinkney (1827-1905) — also known as Charles C. P. Holden — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Groton, Grafton County, N.H., August 9, 1827. Served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; land agent for Illinois Central Railroad; helped to organize and build the Chicago and Illinois River Railroad; Republican candidate for mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1862, 1871; Democratic candidate for Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1872; Cook County Commissioner, 1874. Member, Sons of the American Revolution. Died in Matteson, Cook County, Ill., February 5, 1905 (age 77 years, 180 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Joliet, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Phineas Hemmenway Holden (1792-1872) and Elizabeth 'Betsey' (Parker) Holden (1792-1869); married, September 17, 1855, to Sarah Jane Reynolds (1836-1873); married, April 28, 1875, to Louise R. Jones (divorced 1880); married, July 11, 1888, to Thelena M. McCoy; first cousin of Ebenezer Gregg Danforth Holden; first cousin once removed of Charles Wayne Holden; first cousin twice removed of Charlotte H. McMorran; third cousin of Winfield Scott Holden; third cousin twice removed of Luther Lawrence, John Davis and Abbott Lawrence; fourth cousin once removed of Isaac Davis, Alonzo M. Garcelon, Amos Adams Lawrence, John Chandler Bancroft Davis, Samuel Abbott Green, Horace Davis and Gordon Woodbury (1863-1924).
  Political families: Chandler-Hale family of Portland, Maine; Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Woodbury-Holden family of Massachusetts and New Hampshire; Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts; Starkweather-Pendleton family of Preston, Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Holden, Charles S. — of Attleboro, Bristol County, Mass. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives First Bristol District, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Holden, Charles Wayne (b. 1860) — also known as Charles Holden — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Born in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich., February 7, 1860. Republican. Insurance agent; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Kent County 1st District, 1895-96; acting postmaster at Grand Rapids, Mich., 1914; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 4th Michigan District, 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Elizabeth (Smith) Holden (1832-1915) and Ebenezer Gregg Danforth Holden; married, July 10, 1899, to Marie Sprague; first cousin once removed of Charles Courtney Pinkney Holden (1827-1905); second cousin once removed of Charlotte H. McMorran; third cousin once removed of Winfield Scott Holden; third cousin thrice removed of Luther Lawrence, John Davis and Abbott Lawrence.
  Political families: Davis family; Woodbury-Holden family of Massachusetts and New Hampshire; Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Holden, Charlotte Cheney See Charlotte H. McMorran
  Holden, Chris — of Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Holden, Creighton — of St. Clair, St. Clair County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1964; candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1964; member of Republican National Committee from Michigan, 1973-77. Still living as of 1977.
  Holden, Dan — of Fargo, Cass County, N.Dak. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Dakota, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Holden, David P. — Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 13th District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Holden, Dennison Franklin (1835-1902) — also known as Dennison F. Holden — of Almira, Benzie County, Mich. Born in Ashford, Cattaraugus County, N.Y., April 5, 1835. Republican. Lawyer; farmer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Leelanau District, 1891-92. Died in Michigan, December 12, 1902 (age 67 years, 251 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Arnold Holden (1803-1869) and Patience (Tanner) Holden (1803-1890); married 1862 to Mary Hellen Wilson (1842-1894); first cousin four times removed of William Greene (1695-1758); second cousin thrice removed of William Greene, Jr.; third cousin twice removed of Ray Greene; fourth cousin of Henry Lippitt; fourth cousin once removed of Ossian Ray, Charles Warren Lippitt and Henry Frederick Lippitt.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Beakes-Greene-Jennings family of Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Holden, E. B. — of DeLand, Volusia County, Fla. Mayor of DeLand, Fla., 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Holden, Ebenezer Gregg Danforth (1834-1912) — also known as Ebenezer G. D. Holden — of Michigan. Born in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, February 18, 1834. Secretary of state of Michigan, 1875-78. Member, Grange. Died in Coquille, Coos County, Ore., August 20, 1912 (age 78 years, 184 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Rhodes Holden (1797-1887) and Joanna Reed (Danforth) Holden (1800-1891); married 1858 to Elizabeth Smith (1832-1915); father of Charles Wayne Holden; first cousin of Charles Courtney Pinkney Holden; first cousin twice removed of Charlotte H. McMorran; third cousin of Winfield Scott Holden; third cousin twice removed of Luther Lawrence, John Davis and Abbott Lawrence; fourth cousin once removed of Isaac Davis, Alonzo M. Garcelon, Amos Adams Lawrence, John Chandler Bancroft Davis, Samuel Abbott Green, Horace Davis and Gordon Woodbury (1863-1924).
  Political families: Chandler-Hale family of Portland, Maine; Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Woodbury-Holden family of Massachusetts and New Hampshire; Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts; Starkweather-Pendleton family of Preston, Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Holden, Edward Chauvenet (b. 1877) — also known as Edward C. Holden — of Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass.; Carroll, Coos County, N.H. Born in Washington, D.C., June 22, 1877. U.S. Vice Consul in Pará, 1912-27. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Singleton Holden (1846-1914; astronomer) and Mary (Chauvenet) Holden.
  Holden, Edward Henry (1872-1942) — also known as Edward H. Holden — of Bennington, Bennington County, Vt. Born in Manchester, Bennington County, Vt., April 7, 1872. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; municipal judge in Vermont, 1908-18; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1925; member of Vermont state senate from Bennington County, 1927. Episcopalian. Died, from mediastinal carcinoma, in Bennington, Bennington County, Vt., December 21, 1942 (age 70 years, 258 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Belus Holden (1828-1905) and Marion Steel (Rule) Holden (1836-1900); married, April 23, 1903, to Mary Thayer (1876-1965); first cousin twice removed of Austin Wells Holden; second cousin twice removed of Benjamin Hard and Gideon Hard (1797-1885); third cousin twice removed of Arthur Newton Holden; fourth cousin of Henry Merritt Hard and Alvah Waterman Burlingame, Jr..
  Political families: Hatch family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Sherman family of Connecticut; King family; Beakes-Greene-Jennings family of Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Holden, Edwin McPherson (b. 1869) — also known as Edwin M. Holden — of Idaho Falls, Bonneville County, Idaho. Born in Iowa, March 26, 1869. Democrat. Idaho Democratic state chair, 1930; justice of Idaho state supreme court, 1933-50; resigned 1950. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Cornelius Holden and Louisa Sutherland (Ross) Holden (1845-1936); brother of Arthur Wesley Holden; married, October 24, 1900, to Ethel Thomas; great-grandson of Sulifand Sutherland Ross; second cousin five times removed of George Washington (1732-1799).
  Political families: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York; Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut; Washington family; Clay family of Kentucky; DeBruyn-Washington family of Savannah, Georgia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Holden, Fox (b. 1849) — of Olean, Cattaraugus County, N.Y.; Ludlowville, Tompkins County, N.Y. Born in Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y., August 17, 1849. Superintendent of schools; member of New York state assembly from Tompkins County, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Harrison Holden and Sarah (Walker) Holden; married, March 29, 1873, to Helen Colgrove; fourth cousin once removed of Austin Wells Holden (1819-1891) and Arthur Newton Holden.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Holden, Frank A. — of Athens, Clarke County, Ga. Member of Georgia state house of representatives from Clarke County, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Holden, Frank E. — of Woonsocket, Providence County, R.I. Speaker of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives, 1898-1901. Burial location unknown.
  Holden, Frederick William (b. 1858) — also known as Frederick W. Holden — of Ansonia, New Haven County, Conn. Born in White River Junction, Hartford, Windsor County, Vt., July 28, 1858. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1889-90; member of Connecticut state senate 7th District, 1891-94. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jane (Doonan) Holden (1837-1922) and Milton Dana Holden (1838-1895); fourth cousin once removed of Gordon Woodbury (1863-1924).
  Political families: Chandler-Hale family of Portland, Maine; Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Woodbury-Holden family of Massachusetts and New Hampshire; Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts; Starkweather-Pendleton family of Preston, Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Holden, George T. — of Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Westchester County 4th District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Holden, Glen A. (b. 1927) — Born in 1927. U.S. Ambassador to Jamaica, 1989-. Still living as of 1991.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Holden, Hans P. — of Deuel County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 30th District, 1899-1900. Burial location unknown.
  Holden, Harvey B. — of Washington, Washington County, Iowa. Mayor of Washington, Iowa; elected 1989. Still living as of 1989.
  Holden, Hendrick S. — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Holden, Henry M. — U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Texas, 1922-34. Burial location unknown.
  Holden, Horace Moore (b. 1866) — also known as Horace Holden — of Crawfordville, Taliaferro County, Ga.; Athens, Clarke County, Ga. Born in Warren County, Ga., March 5, 1866. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Georgia Democratic State Executive Committee, 1898; superior court judge in Georgia, 1900-07; justice of Georgia state supreme court, 1907-11; appointed 1907; resigned 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Frank Holden; married, June 1, 1893, to Mary Corry.
  Holden, J. F. — of Forestville, Bristol, Hartford County, Conn. Postmaster at Forestville, Conn., 1887-1901. Burial location unknown.
  Holden, J. H. — of Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio. Democrat. Mayor of Zanesville, Ohio; elected 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Holden, James — of Zionsville, Boone County, Ind. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Holden, James Stuart (1914-1996) — Born in Bennington, Bennington County, Vt., January 29, 1914. U.S. District Judge for Vermont, 1971-84; took senior status 1984. Died in Longwood, Seminole County, Fla., November 18, 1996 (age 82 years, 294 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Holden, John — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Holden, John — of Sheboygan, Sheboygan County, Wis. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Holden, John Burt (1873-1928) — Born January 5, 1873. Justice of Mississippi state supreme court, 1910. Died January 7, 1928 (age 55 years, 2 days). Interment at Cedarlawn Cemetery, Jackson, Miss.
  Holden, John E. — of Morrow, Warren County, Ohio. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1928; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1940 (alternate), 1944. Burial location unknown.
  Holden, John G. — of Hyattsville, Prince George's County, Md. Mayor of Hyattsville, Md., 1916-17. Burial location unknown.
  Holden, John G. P. — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Postmaster at Yonkers, N.Y., 1894-98. Burial location unknown.
  Holden, Joseph — of Ravenswood, Jackson County, Va. (now W.Va.). Democrat. Postmaster at Ravenswood, Va., 1839-40. Burial location unknown.
  Holden, Joseph W. — of Raleigh, Wake County, N.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1868; mayor of Raleigh, N.C., 1874-75. Burial location unknown.
  Holden, Kip See Melvin Lee Holden
  Holden, Liberty Emery (1833-1913) — of Bratenahl, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Raymond, Cumberland County, Maine, June 20, 1833. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1888, 1896. Died in 1913 (age about 80 years). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
  Holden, Mary B. — of Deering, Hillsborough County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Deering, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Holden, Melvin Lee (b. 1952) — also known as Kip Holden — of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Born August 12, 1952. Democrat. Radio news director; member of Louisiana state house of representatives 63rd District, 1988-2002; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1996, 2000, 2004; mayor-president of East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, 2005-; defeated, 1996, 2000; member of Louisiana state senate 15th District, 2002-04. African ancestry. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Curtis Lee Holden; married to Lois Stevenson.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Holden, Nate — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1972 (alternate), 1988; member of California state assembly, 1974-78. African ancestry. Still living as of 1988.
  Holden, Randall — of Warwick, Kent County, R.I. Speaker of the Rhode Island House of Deputies, 1714-15. Burial location unknown.
  Holden, Robert H. J. — of Shirley, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Twelfth Middlesex District, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Holden, Robert Lee, Jr. (b. 1949) — also known as Bob Holden — of Missouri. Born in Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., August 24, 1949. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1983-89; Missouri state treasurer, 1993-2001; defeated, 1988; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; Governor of Missouri, 2001-05. Member, Alpha Phi Omega. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Married to Lori Hauser.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Holden, Thomas Timothy (b. 1957) — also known as Tim Holden — of St. Clair, Schuylkill County, Pa. Born in St. Clair, Schuylkill County, Pa., March 5, 1957. Democrat. Schuylkill County Sheriff, 1985-93; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1993-2003 (6th District 1993-2003, 17th District 2003); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008. Catholic. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Holden, Tim See Thomas Timothy Holden
  Holden, Timothy N. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York, 1886 (8th District), 1892 (9th District), 1894 (9th District), 1900 (9th District), 1902 (9th District), 1906 (9th District), 1910 (10th District), 1916 (12th District); Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1900, 1916; Prohibition candidate for New York state senate 12th District, 1908; Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 4th District, 1914, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Holden, Walter A. — of Ansonia, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Ansonia, 1908. Burial location unknown.
Walter A. Holden Holden, Walter A. (b. 1910) — of Salem, Harrison County, W.Va.; Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Born in Bristol, Harrison County, W.Va., October 25, 1910. Democrat. School teacher; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Harrison County, 1947-48; member of West Virginia state senate 13th District, 1951-70; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1964. Methodist. Member, Elks; Eagles; Lions. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Arden J. Holden and Ila (Harden) Holden; married, May 29, 1935, to Ethel G. Williams (deceased); married 1960 to Helen D. Davisson.
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951
  Holden, Wayne M. — of Duncan, Stephens County, Okla. Mayor of Duncan, Okla., 1954-56. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Holden, William — of Stanislaus County, Calif. Member of California state assembly, 1857-58, 1865-67, 1881-83 (7th District 1857-58, 18th District 1865-67, 27th District 1881-83); Lieutenant Governor of California, 1867-71. Burial location unknown.
  Holden, William C. — of Bristol, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Bristol, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Holden, William F. — of Augusta, Richmond County, Ga. Republican. Postmaster at Augusta, Ga., 1882-85. Burial location unknown.
  Holden, William F. — of Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. Republican. Postmaster at Bangor, Maine, 1923-36 (acting, 1923). Burial location unknown.
  Holden, William P. — of Chester, Middlesex County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Chester; elected 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Holden, William Woods (1818-1892) — also known as William W. Holden — of Raleigh, Wake County, N.C. Born in Orange County, N.C., November 24, 1818. Newspaper editor; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1860; delegate to North Carolina secession convention, 1861; Governor of North Carolina, 1865, 1868-70; postmaster at Raleigh, N.C., 1873-81. Methodist. Impeached and removed from office as Governor in 1870, over corruption scandal. Died in Raleigh, Wake County, N.C., March 1, 1892 (age 73 years, 98 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh, N.C.
  Relatives: Married to Ann Augusta Young (1819-1852); father of Ida Augustus Holden (who married Calvin Josiah Cowles (1821-1907)); grandfather of Charles Holden Cowles.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Holden, Winfield Scott (1845-1919) — also known as Winfield S. Holden — of Covington, Kenton County, Ky.; Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in New Richmond, Clermont County, Ohio, February 22, 1845. U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 6th Kentucky District, 1879. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., August 30, 1919 (age 74 years, 189 days). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Winfield Scott
  Relatives: Son of William Green Holden (1800-1882) and Malinda (Shinkle) Holden (1813-1882); married, November 8, 1866, to Elizabeth Amanda Batelle (1846-1921); third cousin of Charles Courtney Pinkney Holden and Ebenezer Gregg Danforth Holden; third cousin once removed of Charles Wayne Holden; third cousin twice removed of Luther Lawrence, John Davis, Abbott Lawrence and Charlotte H. McMorran; fourth cousin once removed of Isaac Davis, Alonzo M. Garcelon, Amos Adams Lawrence, John Chandler Bancroft Davis, Samuel Abbott Green, Horace Davis and Gordon Woodbury (1863-1924).
  Political families: Chandler-Hale family of Portland, Maine; Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Woodbury-Holden family of Massachusetts and New Hampshire; Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts; Starkweather-Pendleton family of Preston, Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).


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