DeWitte Holleman

DeWitte Holleman

Timeline

May 29, 1907 Birth
1939-44 SHSU Assistant Business Manager
1944-63 SHSU Business Manager
1963-73 SHSU Comptroller
1971 Named to SHSU Athletic Hall of Honor
Jul. 1985 Death

Sources

  • Bearkat News, SHSU Alumni Association, July 1983

DeWitte C. Holleman was a graduate of Sam Houston State Teachers College. During his time as a student he lettered in basketball (1927-30) and baseball (1927-30) and served as baseball captain his senior year.

After graduation he taught and administrated in the Victoria and Normangee school districts and then served the Sam Houston State administration for thirty-four years: first as Assistant Business Manager (alongside Ottie Barrett) (1939-1944); Business Manager (1944-63); and Comptroller (1963-73).

He was president of the T Club in 1935 and a charter inductee into the Bearkat Hall of Honor in 1971.

Holleman Field carries his name and the electronic sign at the corner of Bowers Boulevard and Bobby K. Marks Drive is dedicated to his memory.


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