Holland, William Joseph.


Holland, William Joseph (Hollard; Holland, Willard); b. August 4, 1915, Chicago, Illinois; Never in Spain; Married No passport issued; Domicile 11837 Parnell Avenue, Chicago, Illinois; Appears to have made two attempts to get to Spain; He was returned along with Marshall Hartsell from Southhampton, where he was apprehended as a stowaway, to the US on February 16, 1938 aboard the Queen Mary arriving in the US on February 21, 1938; Sailed August 1938 as a stowaway aboard the Normandie; Traveled with Vernold Masten Beebe, James Garrett, Marshall Hartsell, Walter B. Byczek, Bernard Kaplan, Israel Luckonick, Gerald McManus (aka Jerome Josephs), David Parker, Henry Louis Ulanoff, and John W. White; Arrested in France; Did not indicate going to Spain; Served two months in Jail and then deported to US; Returned to the US on October 25, 1938 aboard the Ile de France; Married Lois (Vandermeer) Holland (1919-1944) April 22, 1940; WWII was working in a war plant in East Chicago; d. in 1944 with Lois and three sons Dennis (1939-1944), Willard A. “Billy” (1940- 1944), Thomas G. “Tommie” (1943-1944), in a house fire in Crown Point, Indianna.
Sources: USSDA 852.2221, 1930-1939, Reel 50; USSDA 351.1121 Kaplan, Bernard/22; “Deported by French Authorities – Ile de France”; LW Tree Ancestry.