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This Day In Norwood History-May 30

OF HELPED HUNT DOWN BOOTH

This Day In Norwood History
Ora Holman

30 May 1922, Tue The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts)

NORWOOD—Ora , 183 Walpole st, is the oldest , having passed his 91st birthday.

He enlisted in the , and is a member of the , G. A. R., of Norwood, and a past commander of the Charlestown Post. He was one of the soldiers assigned to go on a hunt for Booth at the time that was assassinated and rode through the night covering 100 miles, before he knew what kind of a mission he was on.

Mr. Holman is one of the oldest living teamsters of , having carted nearly all the cement used in the building of the old .

He is one of four generations that live in the same house. He makes his home with his son, , and in the other part of the house live his grandson, , and his great-grandson, Thomas F, Holman 2d

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