Holloway, W. R. (William Robeson), 1836-1911

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William Robeson Holloway (1836-1911) was born in Richmond, Wayne County, Ind. He married Eliza Burbank in 1858 and in 1861 began working as Governor Oliver P. Morton's private secretary. In 1864 he invested in the "Indianapolis Journal" and was appointed state printer in 1865. He returned to the position as Morton's private secretary in 1867, and in 1869 became postmaster of Indianapolis. Holloway ran the "Indianapolis Times" from 1880-1886 and became involved with the Indianapolis Cable Street Railway Company in 1887. He worked for the Republican party in the 1890s.

From the description of Papers, 1795-1903. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 50575064

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creatorOf Holloway, W. R. (William Robeson), 1836-1911. Letter : Centerville, Ind., to Joseph H. Barrett, [Cincinnati?], 1860 Sept. 19. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Fairbanks mss., 1819-1939 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly
referencedIn Wallace, Lew, 1827-1905. Papers, 1799-1923 (bulk 1846-1906). Indiana Historical Society Library
creatorOf Holloway, William R. (William Robeson), 1836-1911. Papers, 1795-1903. Indiana Historical Society Library
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
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associatedWith Barrett, Joseph H. (Joseph Hartwell), 1824-1910. person
associatedWith Barton, William Eleazar, 1861-1930, person
correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
associatedWith Fairbanks, Charles W. (Charles Warren), 1852-1918 person
associatedWith Foulke, William Dudley, 1848-1935. person
associatedWith Hanna, Marcus Alonzo, 1837-1904. person
associatedWith Holloway family family
associatedWith Indianapolis Cable Street Railway Company. corporateBody
associatedWith McKinley, William, 1843-1901. person
associatedWith Morton family. family
associatedWith Morton, Oliver P. (Oliver Perry), 1823-1877. person
associatedWith Republican Party (Ind.) corporateBody
associatedWith Wallace, Lew, 1827-1905. person
associatedWith William E. Barton Collection of Lincolniana (University of Chicago) corporateBody
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Birth 1836

Death 1911


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