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Black and white photograph taken during Tulip Time of Mayor Henry Geerlings and others in Dutch costumes.
Henry Geerlings was born in Holland, MI on 2-29-1868. He passed away in Holland, MI on 11-1-1960. Henry married Johanna Mulder on 9-2-1891 in Holland, MI. Henry and Johanna had two children.
Henry served as mayor of Holland for 10 years, he served on the Board of Education for 50 years and the Library Board for 51. He worked for the First State Bank in Holland for 50 years, retiring in 1940 and wrote the Day's Thought, a daily column in the Holland Sentinel, for 40 years.
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Van Bragt, Helena