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George Holland
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Indiana, District 6
PartyDemocratic
Education
Associate'sEvansville College
Bachelor'sButler University
M.D.Indiana University School of Medicine
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Air Force
Years of service1951 - 1959
Personal
ProfessionPharmaceutical sales
Websites
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George Holland was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 6th Congressional District of Indiana. He lost in the Democratic primary.[1]

Biography

Holland was born in Evansville, Indiana.[2]

Education:[2]

  • 1955-1958: Evansville College
  • 1958 - 1959: Indiana University School of Medicine
  • 1961: Butler University, B. S. Chemistry/Zoology, (Dean's List)

Career

  • Holland is retired.[2] He worked in pharmaceutical sales from 1961-1995 for American Home Products, which was known as Wyeth Laboratories, now owned by Pfizer Laboratories.[2]

Military:

  • Holland was in the United States Air Force from 1951 until 1959 when he was honorably discharged.[2]

Elections

2012

See also: Indiana's 6th Congressional District elections, 2012

Holland ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Indiana's 6th District. Holland and three other candidates lost to Brad Bookout in the May 8, 2012, Democratic primary.[1]

U.S. House, Indiana District 6 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBrad Bookout 31% 8,278
Dan Bolling 13.9% 3,719
Jim Crone 21% 5,611
George Holland 7.7% 2,059
Susan Hall Heitzman 26.5% 7,077
Total Votes 26,744

Personal

Holland has been married to his wife, Janice, for 54 years.[2] They have 2 sons and 6 grandchildren.[2]

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