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Holman, Jack N. Jr.

Storyteller and Humorist

Mr. Jack Holman was born in 1923, in West Point, Mississippi, but he is currently a resident of Minden, Louisiana. As a retiree from the Boy Scouts of America, Jack now spends his free time telling stories.

Jack began telling stories when he was twelve. He tells ghost stories, Civil and World War II stories, and jokes. Most of his art form was learned while attending scout camps, listening to other storytellers, and participating in writer's clubs. He tells stories at schools, camps, R.V. resorts, and civic clubs.

Mr. Holman has made numerous public appearances. The highlight of his career was an appearance on the Barbara Mandrell Show.

Updated Febuary 6, 2017 by Natchitoches-NSU Louisiana Folklife Center Staff