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William S. Holman

William Steele Holman (September 6, 1822 April 22, 1897) was a lawyer, judge and politician from Dearborn County, Indiana. He was a member of the Democratic Party who served as a U.S. Representative from 1859 to 1865, 1867 to 1877, 1881 to 1895, and 1897, spanning sixteen Congresses. He is known for originating the Holman Rule, allowing amendments to appropriations bills cut a specific program or federal employee salary. He died in office in 1897, a month after his last election.(source)

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