Holliday, William Harrison, Dd
Holliday, William Harrison, D.D.
a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born in Berkeley County, West Virginia, August 31, 1835. He was converted at the age of eleven, preached his first sermon at sixteen, entered Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania in 1853, and in 1855 was admitted to the Baltimore Conference. He served as junior preacher successively on Winchester, Hillsborough, and Warrentoll circuits. In 1858 he was sent to Summerfield Circuit, late ill that year was transferred to the Iowa Conference, and appointed to Cascade; returned a year later to the Baltimore Conference, and successively served Baltimore, South River, and Montgomery circuits, South Baltimore Station, East Washington, Winchester District, Eutaw Street, and Harford Avenue. He died March 23, 1879. Dr. Holliday was a self-sacrificing, warm-hearted, heroic, successful preacher. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1879, page 15.