9/12/1918 Lovington, Moultrie Co, IL was his address when called to register for the draft at age 34 He was a self employed farmer and gave Edna Holston, same address, as his nearest relative, then signed his full name. He was described by the Registrar as tall and slender with blue eyes and light hair.
4/23/1930 Hamilton St, Sullivan, Moultrie Co, IL. The census listed William C Holston, 41, had married for the first time at age 33, Carrie, 45, married at 19. Also counted there was boarder Minor Niccum, 27, common laborer at the shoe factory. William was a salesman for Ford products and rented their home for $17/month but did have a radio.