William P. Holaday
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from 's 18th district
March 4, 1923 – March 3, 1933
|Preceded by||Joseph Gurney Cannon|
|Succeeded by||James A. Meeks|
|Member of the Illinois House of Representatives|
|Born||December 14, 1882|
Ridge Farm, Illinois
|Died||January 29, 1946 (aged 63)|
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 January 29, 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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|U.S. House of Representatives|
Joseph G. Cannon
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 18th congressional district
James A. Meeks