Landis, John Wesley

John Wesley Landis was born on September 24, 1837 in Halifax, Pennsylvania. Landis did not enlist in the military after graduation. He was admitted to the bar in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and practiced as an attorney for a time until becoming the secretary of the Halifax insurance company. He died on March 18, 1879. (By Brandon Rothenberg)
Life Span
to
Dickinson Connection
Class of 1860
Full name
John Wesley Landis
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
Exact
Death Date Certainty
Exact
Gender
Male
Race
White
Sectional choice
North
Origins
Free State
Education
Dickinson (Carlisle College)
Occupation
Attorney or Judge

John Wesley Landis (Dickinson Alumni Record)

Reference
*Landis, John Wesley---Born September 24, 1837, at Halifax, Pa.; A. B., 1860; admitted to the bar in Harrisburg, Pa., and practiced there for a time; removed to Halifax, Pa., where he became secretary of the Halifax insurance company; Phi Kappa Sigma; U. P. society. Died March 18, 1879.
George Leffingwell Reed, ed., Alumni Record: Dickinson College (Carlisle, PA: Dickinson College, 1905), 190.
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