The Resource Brochure

Brochure

Label
Brochure, 1969
Title
Brochure
Inclusive dates
1969
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Campaign brochure for A. Linwood Holton's run for Governor of Virginia in 1969, sponsored by the Holton for Governor Committee
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
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 they had four children.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Brochure
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
24
Immediate source of acquisition
Tech services
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000504094
Type of unit
p.

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