David J. Holmes Sabine Parish, Louisiana
David J. Holmes, member of the Police
Jury from Ward Bight, was born on a farm in Rankin County,
Mississippi, June 6, 1868, and was reared on a plantation in
In 1885 he was married to Miss Mollie
Chapman, and after her death he came to Sabine parish in 1891.
After attending school at Many three years, he taught in the
public schools of the parish for three years and located at
Zwolle in 1898 In 1899 he was married to Miss Nonie Youngblood.
He was elected a member of the Police
Jury in 1912, and is rendering splendid services to his ward and
parish, and is especially active in all propositions for public
Source: History of Sabine Parish,
Louisiana, by John G. Belisle, Sabine Banner Press, 1913.