Members from BPOE #249’s 125 Years of History — Ernest O. Holland

Ernest O. Holland

  • Graduated from Indiana Univrsity — 1895
  • Public school teacher in Rensselaer Indiana, Anderson Indiana & Louisville Kentucky — 1895-1905
  • Professor at Indiana University — 1905-1911
  • PHD from Columbia — 1912
  • Superintendent of Schools in Louisville Kentucky — 1911-1915
  • President of State College of Washington (now Washington State University) — longest serving president in the history of the university — 1915-1945
  • Holland Library on the WSU campus named in his honor
  • E. O. Holland Collection of art on WSU campus donated by him
  • Phillip C Holland lecture series funded through an endowment by him in his father’s name.
  • Lifetime member of BPOE #249 — on Moscow Elks “wall of remembrance”.
  • click here for additional information from the WSU Office of the President
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