Lou Holland

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Lou Holland
Born:(1941-12-13)December 13, 1941
Kenosha, Wisconsin, U.S.
Died:February 16, 2016(2016-02-16) (aged 74)
Oak Park, Illinois, U.S.
Career information
CFL status American
Position(s) HB
Height5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight187 lb (85 kg)
Career history
As player
1964 BC Lions
Career highlights and awards
  • Grey Cup champion (1964)

Louis Alfred Holland, Sr. (December 13, 1941 February 16, 2016) was a Canadian football player who played for the BC Lions. He won the Grey Cup with them in 1964. [1] He played college football previously with the University of Wisconsin. After his football career he was an investment management executive. In 2011, he was inducted into the University of Wisconsin Athletics Hall of Fame. [2] Holland was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 2010 and lived in a nursing home in Oak Park, Illinois. [3] [4] [5] He died in 2016 at the age of 74. [6]

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