Charles W. Holland, one of the enterprising business men of Washington, was born in that city, November 14, 1870, and was educated in its public and high schools. For a time he assisted his father on the farm and then clerked for five years, after which he became an operator on the Chicago & Alton Railroad, a position which he held for three years. On October 9, 1901, as senior member, he became associated with his brother, Thomas E., in the livery business. They have stables very centrally located on Main Street, which are thoroughly equipped with rubber-tired vehicles of all kinds and a dozen good horses. Charles W. is the son of Thomas L. Holland. a sketch of whom appears elsewhere in this volume.
Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Tazewell County - page 1024
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