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Biographical entry Holyman, Ivan Nello (1896 - 1957)

9 July 1896
Devonport, Tasmania, Australia
18 January 1957
Honolulu, Hawaii
Business executive


(Sir) Ivan Nello Holyman and his brother Victor formed an airline in 1932 under their own name. They operated a DH83 between Launceston and Flinders Island and the company was later registered as ANA Pty Ltd.(1936). Ivan, the businessman, Victor were grandsons of a Tasmanian shipping pioneer


Born Devonport, Tasmania, 9 July 1896. Died Honololu, 18 January 1957. MC. Educated Launceston Grammar School. Entered firm William Holyman & Sons 1911; enlisted 1914, Captain; returned firm 1919, Launceston Manager 1921, Chairman and Managing Director, William Holyman & Sons Pty Ltd, Holyman Holdings Ltd; chairman, Holyman's Pty Ltd; Founder, Chairman and Managing Director, Australian National Airways Pty Ltd.1936-1957.

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