We are sad to announce that Dr. James S. Holt, AKC Federal Government Relations Consultant, died...
We are sad to announce that Dr. James S. Holt, AKC Federal Government Relations Consultant, died suddenly last evening upon arrival for a meeting in Raleigh, NC.
Jim was involved in the sport of dogs for over 40 years. He bred and exhibited Irish Setters and English Cocker Spaniels and finished numerous champions as well as obedience titlists. He was a founder and first president of the Nita-Nee Kennel Club of State College, PA and served as the club’s first show chairman. He was a member of the National Capitol Kennel Club and the English Cocker Spaniel Club of America and served as the AKC Delegate for the English Cocker Spaniel Club from 1976 to 1991. In addition he served on the AKC Board of Directors from 1987 to 1991 prior to becoming AKC’s Federal Government Relations Consultant in 1991.
Jim was our friend, a dedicated dog person, a loving father, and a partner in life and dogs with Jack Ramsay. Jim will be greatly missed.