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 that state.

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 improvements.



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Source: History of Sabine Parish, Louisiana, by John G. Belisle, Sabine Banner Press, 1913.


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