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Nehemiah Holland

Full Name: Nehemiah Holland
Birth date: September 17, 1821
Death date: October 26, 1881

Terms of Service

  • House, 7th (1) (2) Legislature
    11/2/1857 - 11/14/1857
     
(1) Evans unseated Nehemiah Holland in election contest 11/14/1857. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(2) Party affiliation, Know-Nothing. Civilian and Gazette. Weekly. (Galveston, Texas), 9/8/1857, p. 2, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Other Resources

  • HOLLAND, NEHEMIAH (1821-1881). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Included on list of "Texas Know Nothing Leaders with a Summary of Biographical Data Taken from the . . . United States Eighth Census, 1860." The party was active at the state level in Texas in 1855 and 1856. "By 1857 the party had virtually disappeared in Texas." "An Analysis of the Texas Know Nothings," Vol. 70, No. 3, pp. 414-423. Southwestern Historical Quarterly .

Committee Information

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