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09/17/2021 01:02 PM
Pennsylvania State Senate

John Herr Landis



Session Position District Party
1893-1894 13 Republican
1895-1896 13 Republican
 Counties   Lancaster


1853 -

Quay Republican; Born in Manor Township, Lancaster County, January 31, 1853; common schools; Millersville State Normal School; farmer and miller; state House of Representatives, 1878-1884; president of the Agricultural and Horticultural Society of Lancaster County, 1885-1896; Director, Central National Bank of Columbia, Pa. and Northern National Bank of Lancaster, Pa.; Supervisor of Census, 1890; secretary of Farmer’s Protective Tariff League of Pennsylvania; selected Supervisor of the Census, Pennsylvania, Second District by President Harrison, 1890; elected to the state Senate, 1892, serving one term;  appointed Chief Coiner of the Philadelphia Mint, 1898; co-author, “The Life of James Gillepie Blaine, 1884;”  vice president and chair of finance, 1895-1923.

Death Might be 1923.