Holliday, John H. (John Hampden), 1846-1921

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John H. Holliday was born in Indianapolis. He attended Northwest Christian University (Butler) and Hanover College, and served during the Civil War with the 137th Indiana Volunteer Infantry. In 1869 he founded the Indianapolis News, and was owner and managing editor until his retirement in 1892. In 1893 he founded the Union Trust Company and served as its president until 1899. He died in Indianapolis in 1921.

From the description of Letter, 1880 April 29, Indianapolis. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 21126153

Holliday was born in Indianapolis. While in college, he enlisted in the 137th Indiana Volunteers during the Civil War and served in Tennessee. He finished college after the war, briefly studied law, then established the Indianapolis News in 1869 at the age of 23. Failing health forced him to sell the paper in 1892. He organized the Union Trust Company in 1893, which later merged with Indiana National Bank.

From the description of A hundred days of war, ca. 1880-1920. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 25230560

Holliday was an Indianapolis newspaperman who founded the Indianapolis NEWS in 1869. He was owner and managing editor until he sold the paper in 1892.

Daniel Lancaster Paine was born in Maine and was apprenticed to a printer. In 1859 he moved to Indianapolis and worked on two newspapers, the SENTINEL and the JOURNAL, before taking a job with the NEWS. He retired from that paper in 1888.

From the description of Paper, ca. 1896. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 30130003

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referencedIn Holliday, Margaret Y., 1844-1920. Margaret Yandes Holliday papers, 1883-1982 (bulk 1883-1920) Indiana Historical Society Library
creatorOf Carle, Frank Austin, 1851-1930. Frank A. Carle papers, 1884-1927. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn Fairbanks mss., 1819-1939 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly
referencedIn Rasch, Philip J. Rasch papers, 1961-1991 (bulk 1957-1986). Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division
creatorOf Holliday, John H. (John Hampden), 1846-1921. Paper, ca. 1896. Indiana Historical Society Library
creatorOf Holliday, John H. (John Hampden), 1846-1921. A hundred days of war, ca. 1880-1920. Indiana Historical Society Library
referencedIn Frank A. Carle papers., 1884-1927. Minnesota Historical Society.
referencedIn Taflinger, Elmer E. (Elmer Edward), 1891-1981. Papers, 1890-1980. Indiana Historical Society Library
referencedIn McGregor, John, 1853-1932. Letters, 1901. Indiana Historical Society Library
creatorOf Holliday, John Hampden. The influence of certain factors on cupola efficiency. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Holliday, John H. (John Hampden), 1846-1921. Letter, 1880 April 29, Indianapolis. Indiana Historical Society Library
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