Charles Beary LANDIS, Congress, IN (1858-1922)


LANDIS, Charles Beary, (brother of Frederick Landis), a Representative from Indiana; born in Millville, Butler County, Ohio, July 9, 1858; attended the public schools of Logansport, Ind., and was graduated from Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Ind., in 1883; editor of the Logansport Journal 1883-1887 and at the time of his nomination for Congress was editor of the Delphi (Ind.) Journal; president of the Indiana Republican Editorial Association in 1894 and 1895; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fifth and to the five succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1897-March 3, 1909); unsuccessful candidate for reelection; resumed newspaper work in Delphi, Ind.; died in Asheville, N.C., where he had gone because of impaired health, April 24, 1922; interment in Mount Hope Cemetery, Logansport, Ind.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present