LANDIS, John Herr, a Representative from Lancaster County; born, January 31, 1853 in Manor Township, Lancaster County, Pa.; attended, Millersville State Normal School (now Millersville University of Pennsylvania); farmer; miller; elected, president, Lancaster County Lyceum Association (1876); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1878, 1880, and 1882; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1884); elected, delegate, Republican National Conventions (1880-1920); appointed, supervisor, Second Census District of Pennsylvania (1890); secretary, Farmers’ Protective Tariff League of Pennsylvania; elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1893-1896); chief coiner, United States Mint, Department of Treasury, Philadelphia (1898-1902); appointed, superintendent, United States Mint, Department of Treasury, Philadelphia (1902-1914); trustee, Thaddeus Stevens Industrial School, Lancaster; trustee, Millersville State Normal School; president, Old Girard Fire and Storm Company; died, February 3, 1923 in the city of Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; interred, Zion Church of Millersville Cemetery, Millersville, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
Landis, John H. Handbook of Political Information…Together with the Fee Bill of Lancaster County. Lancaster, PA: Lancaster County New Era, 1888.
Landis, John H. The Democratic Party, the Enemy of “a Pure Ballot and an Honest Count.” Its History a History of a Crime. s.n., 1902.
Landis, John H. Our Country’s Greatest Enemy: A Cancer Eating out the Vital and Threatening Destruction of the Government Of the People, By the People and For the People. s.n., 1917.
Landis, John H. Girl in History. s.n., 1919.