A report on William H. Holland (politician)

Educator who served one term in the Texas Legislature.

- William H. Holland (politician)

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Prairie View A&M University

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Public historically black land-grant university in Prairie View, Texas.

Public historically black land-grant university in Prairie View, Texas.

An early campus photo
Entrance of campus
Don K. Clark building (left) and Agriculture & Business building (right)
John B. Coleman Library
Panther Stadium at Blackshear Field
Byron Smith coaching the men's basketball team in 2020
The Marching Storm performing during halftime of the 2019 State Fair Classic

In that year, State Senator Matthew Gaines and State Representative William H. Holland – both former slaves who became leading political figures – crafted legislation for the creation of a state-supported "Agricultural and Mechanical" college.

Bird Holland

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Soldier, legislator, and civil servant in Texas.

Soldier, legislator, and civil servant in Texas.

Bird Holland is believed to be the father of Medal of Honor recipient Milton M. Holland, Texas legislator William H. Holland, and possibly up to five additional children through his relationship with an African-American slave named Matilda who was owned by his brother, plantation owner Spearman Holland.