Holman, David A Congregational minister, was born in Sutton, Mass., Dec. 13, 1777. He entered the sophomore class at Brown University in 1800, and graduated in 1803. He studied theology with his brother, the late Rev. Nathan Holman, of Attleborough, and Rev. Dr. Emmons, of Franklin, commenced preaching in Douglass, Mass., in the autumn of 1807, and was ordained Oct. 19, 1808. He continued pastor of the church in Douglass until Aug. 17, 1842, when he was obliged to resign on account of impaired health. "In 1848 he renewed his labors among his old flocks, and continued to perform the duties of a pastor for five years. Several revivals of religion were enjoyed during his ministry, as the results of which more than 200 were added to the Church. He died Nov. 16,1866. See Congreg. Quarterly, 9, 208.