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John P. Holland School
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 John P. Holland School (Elementary)

85 Olney Street, Dorchester
Built 1972

John Holland, a resident of East Boston, was a National Legislative Committeeman of the American Legion. He also worked as a probation officer in Boston. Holland was a sergeant in the 101st Medical Detachment in France during World War I. He died at the early age of 31 due to the effects of poison gas.


What's In a Name? Names of Boston's Schools: Their Origin. Boston: School Volunteers for Boston and the Boston Public Schools, 1980.

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Created: March 7, 2004   Modified: November 28, 2008