Portrait of Harry Zachary Holmes.
Harry Zachary Holmes (1901-?) was born in Wilmington, NC. He attended both Wake Forest College and Columbia University, receiving two separate Bachelor of Laws degrees. Holmes then attended the University of London in England, receiving a Master of Laws degree. He was appointed Assistant Legal Advisor to the United States Shipping Board in 1925. Holmes returned to the U.S. in 1927, and opened his own law practice in Wilmington. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church of the Covenant and involved in fraternal affairs in the area.
Fisher, R.H. Biographical Sketches of Wilmington Citizens. Wilmington: Wilmington Stamp and Printing Company, 1929.
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