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Spessard Holland, student and football player at Emory University: Atlanta, Georgia | by State Library and Archives of Florida
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Spessard Holland, student and football player at Emory University: Atlanta, Georgia

Local call number: PT00214

 

Title: Spessard Holland, student and football player at Emory University: Atlanta, Georgia

 

Date: 1912

 

General note: Spessard Holland was born in Bartow, Florida on July 10, 1892. He served in World War I, graduated from Emory College in Atlanta (now Emory University) and attended law school at the University of Florida in Gainesville. Holland was elected to the Florida Senate in 1932, and became Governor of Florida in 1941. He served in the United States Senate from 1946 until his retirement in 1971.

 

Physical descrip: 1 photoprint - b&w - 24 x 18 mm.

 

Series Title: Political collection

 

Repository: State Library and Archives of Florida, 500 S. Bronough St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-0250 USA. Contact: 850.245.6700. Archives@dos.state.fl.us

 

Persistent URL: www.floridamemory.com/items/show/18948

 

Visit Florida Memory to learn more about Spessard Holland during his tenure as Governor of Florida.

 

Visit Florida Memory to learn more about the history of college football in Florida.

 

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Taken sometime in 1912