Robert Holley attended Prarie View State College in San Antonio prior to moving to Washington, D.C. in 1906 where he attended Howard University Law School and worked in various federal government jobs including the Dept. of Commerce (Census) until he retired in 1953. In fact, he was attorney advisor to the Bureau of the Census. At the time of his death, he was survived by his wife Maggie (father - Texas, mother - Mississippi) and his siblings Bella Holley Cameron and Thomas L. Holley, Jr.
The 1910 census lists his address as 1731 12th St. where he was single and a lodger in the home of the Edmund Patten family. The 1920 census lists his address as 2561 15th St.
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