BIOGRAPHIES of HENDERSON CO TN

SAMUEL F. HOLCOMB

A transplant Kentuckian, Samuel F. Holcomb is general manager of Holcomb-Porter Co., here and Holcomb Produce Co. at Parsons. Mr. Holcomb was born on a farm near Murray KY Oct. 25, 1878 and has been in Lexington nearly 20 years. Mr. Holcomb attended Murray Male and Female Institute Murray KY and at the time he quit school he was taking some high school and college courses.

On Dec. 7, 1904 he married the former Irene Porter nad they have four children; Frank Mrs. E. K. Boyd, James F., and Samuel. Mr. Holcomb is a member of the Christian Church and was president of the Murray Board of Education for ten years before moving here. Like most everyone else in this section, Mr. Holcomb is a "Great hand" to fish.

"People You Know" 14 March 1952

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