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Arthur B Holt  



Arthur B Holt
Birth: Jul. 4, 1851 Janesville, Rock, Wisconsin
Death: Jun. 28, 1938 Culver, Marshall, Indiana
Burial: Mound Grove Cemetery Kankakee, Kankakee, Illinois
Parents: Charles Hempstead Holt & Ellen Field Holt


married 1st Georgia Whitney Holt
Birth: 1853
Death: Sep. 28, 1886 Age 33yrs 8 mos 20das
Burial: Mound Grove Cemetery Kankakee, Kankakee, Illinois

married 2nd 17 Aug 1898 - Davenport, Iowa Mary Sterling Hatch
Birth: Nov. 30, 1858 Aurora / Big Rock, Kane, Illinois
Death: Jun. 3, 1954 Fort Lauderdale, Broward, Florida
Burial: Mound Grove Cemetery Kankakee, Kankakee, Illinois Daughter of Fayette Smith Hatch & Teresa Minerva Pierce
She was a teacher in the public schools of Kankakee prior to her marriage.
For 17 years (1906-1923) Arthur B. Holt carried out the finest traditions of country weekly journalism as the editor and publisher of the Culver Citizen.

He died on June 28, 1938 at the age of 87. This photograph was taken on his 80th birthday.

Mrs. Holt who helped her distinguished husband publish the Citizen, died at the age of 92 on June 3 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

She was one of the first women in the United States to operate a Linotype machine.

Before coming to Culver in 1906, Mr. Holt had been associated with his father Charles Holt and brother, Clarence in the operation of the Kankakee (Ill.) Daily Gazette, a forerunner of the Kankakee Journal.

He is survived by a son, Arthur, of Los Angles, and a daughter, Mrs. B. B. Ferris, 975 Cobb Blvd. Kankakee, Ill.

NOTE: The children were by his first wife.

Year: 1900; Census Place: Kankakee Ward 7, Kankakee, Illinois; Roll: 312; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 0043
Household Members: Name Age
Arthur B Holt 47
Mary H Holt 41
Fayette Hatch 67 father in law
Austin Hatch 19 brother in law

1910; Census Place: Union, Marshall, Indiana; Roll: T624_370; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0113;
Household Members: Name Age
Arthur B Holt 58
Mary H Holt 50

Year: 1920; Census Place: Union, Marshall, Indiana; Roll: T625_456; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 182;
Household Members: Name Age
Arthur B Holt 68
Mary H Holt 61

Year: 1930; Census Place: Culver, Marshall, Indiana; Roll: 617; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 16
Household Members: Name Age
Arthur B Holt 78
Mary H Holt 71






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