Holton, A. Linwood (Abner Linwood), 1923-

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Governor of Virginia (1970-1974) and Assistant Secretary and State (1974-1975).

From the description of Papers, 1971 June 1-1975 February. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122555841

Abner Linwood Holton was born 21 September 1923 in Roanoke, Virginia, to Abner Linwood Holton and Edith Van Gorder Holton. He attended local schools, then received his B.A. from Washington and Lee University in 1944. Holton served in the United States Navy from 1943 to 1946. He then attended Harvard Law School, receiving his LL.B. in 1949. Admitted to the Virginia bar that same year, Holton commenced practicing in Roanoke. He became active in the Virginia Republican Party. He was the unsuccessful candidate for governor in 1965, then won election in 1969. Holton served as governor of Virginia from 1970 to 1974. After his term ended, he served as assistant secretary of state for congressional relations in 1974. Holton resigned that position and practiced law in Washington D.C. He married Virginia Harrison Rogers 10 January 1953, and had four children with her.

From the guide to the A. Linwood Holton Papers, 1968-1974, (The Library of Virginia)

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creatorOf Cole, Noman M., 1933-. Papers of Noman M. Cole [manuscript], 1970-1974. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Spong, William B. (William Belser), 1920-1997. Papers of William B. Spong [manuscript], 1957-1988. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Powell, Lewis F., 1907-1998. Lewis F. Powell, Jr. papers, 1921-1998. [part 3]. The Library at Washington and Lee University School of Law, Law Library
creatorOf Bateman, Herbert Harvell, 1928-. Papers, 1946-1982, 1968-1982. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Gillette, George W. George Gillette papers, 1940-1971. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Holton, A. Linwood (Abner Linwood), 1923-. A. Linwood Holton : commercials , 1969. University of Oklahoma, Political Community Archives
creatorOf Holton, A. Linwood (Abner Linwood), b. 1923. Papers, 1971 June 1-1975 February. Library of Virginia
referencedIn George Mason University photograph collection, 1950s-2007 George Mason University. Special Collections and Archives.
creatorOf Dalton, Ted, 1901-1989. Papers, 1933-1978, 1952-1959. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Poff, Richard H. (Richard Harding), 1923-. Papers of Richard Harding Poff, 1935-1972. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Virginia. World War II History Commission. Separation notices and reports, 1942-1950 (bulk 1944-1946). Library of Virginia
creatorOf Powell, Lewis F., 1907-1998. Lewis F. Powell, Jr. papers, 1921-1998. [part 6]. The Library at Washington and Lee University School of Law, Law Library
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creatorOf Berkeley, Francis L. (Francis Lewis), 1911-2003. Letters of Clifford Dowdey [manuscript] 1967-72. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Anderson, Richard N. Richard N. Anderson photographs [manuscript], 1937-1972. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Kilpatrick, James Jackson, 1920-2010. James J. Kilpatrick papers [manuscript], 1925-1966 (bulk 1950-1966). University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Shannon, Edgar Finley, 1918-1997. Edgar Finley Shannon papers [manuscript], 1878-1995 (bulk 1920-1995). University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Grimsley, Edward. Papers of Edward Grimsley,1961-1997. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Scott, Hugh, 1900-1994. Papers of Hugh Scott [manuscript], 1944-1981. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Purrington, Roliff H. The legislative achievements of the Holton administration [manuscript] : trustee of the Godwin legacy; 1976. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Shannon, Edgar Finley, 1918-1997. Edgar Finley Shannon papers [manuscript], 1878-1995 (bulk 1920-1995) University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Cooke, John Warren, 1915-. Papers of John Warren Cooke, 1972-1979 [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Virginia Coal and Iron Company. Records, 1880-1981. Hagley Museum & Library
creatorOf Cooke, John Warren, 1915-. Papers of John Warren Cooke [manuscript], 1941-1973. University of Virginia. Library
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creatorOf Hagood, James Davis, 1890-. Papers of James D. Hagood, 1913-1973. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Russell E. Train Papers, 1898-2005, (bulk 1957-2005) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Latimer, James Howe, 1913-2000. James H. Latimer papers, 1864-2000 (bulk 1934-2000) Library of Virginia
referencedIn Kelly, C. Brian. Papers of C. Brian Kelly [manuscript], 1959-1978. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf A. Linwood Holton Papers, 1968-1974 The Library of Virginia
referencedIn Train, Russell E., 1920-. Russell E. Train papers, 1898-2005 (bulk 1957-2005). Library of Congress
creatorOf Pollard, Violet McDougall, 1889-1977. Papers, 1907-1976 1933-1968. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Ted Dalton Papers, 1933-1978, 1952-1959. Special Collections, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary
referencedIn Herbert H. Bateman Papers, 1946-1982, 1968-1982. Special Collections, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary
creatorOf Angell, Hughes T. Papers of Hughes Angell [manuscript], 1929, 1943-1981. University of Virginia. Library
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associatedWith Baker, Howard. person
associatedWith Bateman, Herbert Harvell, 1928- person
associatedWith Benson, Ezra Taft. person
associatedWith Bird, Lloyd C. person
associatedWith Byrd, Harry Flood, 1887-1966 person
associatedWith Charles S. Robb. person
associatedWith Cole, Noman M., 1933- person
associatedWith Cooke, John Warren, 1915- person
associatedWith Dalton, John N. person
associatedWith Dalton, Ted person
associatedWith Dalton, Ted, 1901-1989. person
associatedWith Darden, Colgate W. (Colgate Whitehead), 1897-1981 person
associatedWith Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 person
associatedWith Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006. person
associatedWith George Mason University. Special Collections and Archives. corporateBody
associatedWith Gillette, George W. person
associatedWith Godwin, Mills E. (Mills Edwin), 1914- person
associatedWith Grimsley, Edward. person
associatedWith Hagood, James Davis, 1890- person
associatedWith Howard, A. E. Dick. person
associatedWith J. Lindsay(James Lindsay) Almond person
associatedWith Kelly, C. Brian. person
associatedWith Kilpatrick, James Jackson, 1920-2010. person
associatedWith Kissinger, Henry b. 1923. person
associatedWith Latimer, James Howe, 1913-2000. person
associatedWith Malone, Dumas, 1892-1986. person
associatedWith Michael, J. Harry (James Harry), 1918-2005. person
associatedWith Nixon, Richard M . (Richard Milhous), 1913- person
associatedWith Paschall, Davis Young, 1911- person
associatedWith Poff, Richard H. (Richard Harding), 1923- person
associatedWith Pollard, Violet McDougall, 1889-1977. person
associatedWith Powell, Lewis F., 1907-1998. person
associatedWith Purrington, Roliff H. person
associatedWith Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979 person
associatedWith Scott, Hugh, 1900-1994. person
associatedWith Shannon, Edgar Finley, 1918-1997. person
associatedWith Spong, William B. (William Belser), 1920-1997. person
associatedWith Thomas B. (Thomas Bahnson) Stanley. person
correspondedWith Train, Russell E., 1920- person
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associatedWith Virginia Coal and Iron Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Virginia. Governor (1970-1974 : Holton). corporateBody
associatedWith Virginia. World War II History Commission. corporateBody
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