George L. Holland, 67, a retired official with the Veterans Administration and a former deputy assistant secretary of Labor and director of the Department's office of federal contract compliance, died of pancreatitis Nov. 23 in a hospital in New Orleans. He lived in San Antonio, Tex.
Mr. Holland was born in San Antonio, and reared in St. Paul, Minn. He attended the University of Minnesota and American University. He served with the Army in Europe during World War II. He lived in New Orleans before moving to San Antonio last year.
He moved to Washington in 1946 when he joined the Veterans Administration as an administrative officer. He transferred to the Department of State in 1954 and became an adviser on VA matters in Taiwan.
He returned to the VA in 1956, and for the next nine years was assistant director of the VA center at Fort Snelling, Minn., director of the Washington regional office, and area field director for the Northeastern states.
In 1965, he became director of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Washington. After returning to the VA a year later, he became chief of both investigation and security and contract compliance, retiring from the VA in 1971. Later that year, he joined the Labor Department and retired a second time in 1972.
He had been a member of the President's Commission on Employment of the Handicapped and the NAACP.
Survivors include his wife, Cora Kaufman Holland, and a sister, Bertha Collins, both of San Antonio.