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Nehemiah Holland
Full Name: Nehemiah Holland
Date of birth: September 17, 1821
Date of death: October 26, 1881

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 50 Nov 2, 1857 - Nov 14, 1857 7th (1) (2)     Bellville / Austin   Austin
(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, 9/8/1857, p. 2, crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • HOLLAND, NEHEMIAH (1821-1881). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Other Resources
  • 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.
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    7th R.S. - 1857
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