Saxon W. Holt

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Saxon W. Holt
Saxon W Holt 1912.jpg
24th Lieutenant Governor of Virginia
In office
January 19, 1938 – March 31, 1940
GovernorJames H. Price
Preceded by James H. Price
Succeeded by William M. Tuck
President pro tempore
of the Senate of Virginia
In office
January 14, 1920 – January 12, 1938
Preceded by C. Harding Walker
Succeeded by Henry T. Wickham
Member of the Virginia Senate
from the 33rd district
In office
January 8, 1936 – January 12, 1938
Preceded by William A. Wright
Succeeded by Alexander L. Bivins
Member of the Virginia Senate
from the 34th district
In office
January 9, 1924 – January 8, 1936
Preceded by Thomas J. Downing
Succeeded by Hundson Cary
Member of the Virginia Senate
from the 36th district
In office
January 13, 1904 – January 9, 1924
Preceded byNone (new district)
Succeeded by Morgan R. Mills
Personal details
Born
Saxon Winston Holt

(1871-03-25)March 25, 1871
Surry County, Virginia, U.S.
DiedMarch 31, 1940(1940-03-31) (aged 69)
Newport News, Virginia, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s)Maria Davis Reynolds

Saxon Winston Holt (March 25, 1871 – March 31, 1940), a Democrat, served as a member of the Virginia Senate and as the 24th Lieutenant Governor of Virginia from 1938 until 1940. [1] [2]

Holt, from Newport News, Virginia, held office from January 19, 1938, until his death on March 31, 1940. His unexpired term went unfilled.

Electoral history

Date Election Candidate Party Votes %
Lieutenant Governor of Virginia
Nov 2, 1937 [3] General Saxon W. Holt Democratic 121,919 81.96
Samuel A. Reynolds Republican 24,758 16.64
Robert L. Alter Prohibition 2,085 1.40
James H. Price did not seek reelection; seat stayed Democratic

References

  1. ^ Swem, Earl G. (1918). Register of the General Assembly of Virginia, 1776–1918. Richmond: Virginia State Library. Retrieved January 27, 2016.
  2. ^ Dodson, E. Griffith (1939). The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Virginia, 1919-1939: Register. Richmond: Virginia State Library. Retrieved January 27, 2016.
  3. ^ "1937 Lieutenant Governor General Election". Virginia State Board of Elections. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

External links

  • Saxon W. Holt at The Virginia Elections and State Elected Officials Database Project, 1776-2007