HOLLAND

Spessard Lindsey Holland was born on July 10, 1892, in Bartow, Florida, and died on November 6, 1971.

His father was Benjamin Franklin Holland and his mother was Virginia Spessard Holland.

Spessard was the 28th Governor of Florida from 1941 until 1945, and then a United States Senator from 1946 until 1971. A lifelong Democrat, he never lost an election.

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