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Isabel Wood Holt

Born: Jan 23, 1899

Death: Sep 5, 1996

Birthplace: Charlottesville

Nationality: United States

Isabel Wood Holt

Date of Birth : Jan 23, 1899
Date of Death : Sep 5, 1996
Birth Place : Charlottesville

Isabel Wood Holt was the wife of former Governor of West Virginia Homer A. Holt and served as that state's First Lady, 1937-1941. She was born January 23, 1899, at Charlottesville, Virginia. In 1924, she married Homer A. Holt. As first lady, she dedicated most of her time to raising their three young children. After leaving office, the Holts remained in Charleston, West Virginia, where the former governor practiced law. Following his death in 1975, Isabel remained in Charleston in her home on Bridge Road. She kept a garden on the place and grew the World's best tomatoes and canteloupes according to her grandson, Claiborne Holt Coyle. Isabel Wood Holt died on September 5, 1996 and was buried in Lewisburg, West Virginia.


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