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LANDON (Soundex L535) — See also ANDON, BRANDON, CANDON, DONLAN, ERLANDO, ESCANDON, FELANDO, GLANDON, GRANDON, LAND, LANDEN, LANDOE, LANDOLT, LANDOWSKI, LANGDON, LANSDON, LANTON, LAUNDON, LENDON, LINDON, LONDON, LYNDON, MONTANDON, NOLAND, ORLANDO, RANDON, ROLANDO, SANDON, SANDONE, SHANDON.

  LANDON: See also David Josiah Brewer — George Landon Browning — Francis Landon Cleveland — Joseph Landon Evins — Blake C. Fisk — Landon Carter Haynes — Daniel Phoenix Ingraham — George Landon Ingraham — Nancy Landon Kassebaum — Charles Landon Knight — Landon Knight — Landon B. Lane — Landon Lowry — James Lowell Oakes — Landon C. Pose — Landon C. Sexton — Charlotte Landon Shaw — J. Landon Smith — Landon Whitaker — Landon C. White — Landon R. Wyatt
  Landon, Albert Barton (1863-1933) — also known as Albert B. Landon — of Lakeville, Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn.; Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn., September 6, 1863. Republican. Cattle dealer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Salisbury, 1901-04, 1921-26. Died in Litchfield County, Conn., February 12, 1933 (age 69 years, 159 days). Interment at Salisbury Cemetery, Salisbury, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of James Heath Landon (1836-1928) and Mary (Barton) Landon (1837-1905); married to Carrie Louise Bissell (1866-1957); first cousin once removed of Judson Stuart Landon (1832-1905).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Landon, Alf M. See Alfred Mossman Landon
Alf M. Landon Landon, Alfred Mossman (1887-1987) — also known as Alf M. Landon — of Independence, Montgomery County, Kan.; Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan. Born in West Middlesex, Mercer County, Pa., September 9, 1887. Republican. Oil producer; Governor of Kansas, 1933-37; candidate for President of the United States, 1936; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1940 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1944, 1948. Methodist. English and Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Elks; Phi Gamma Delta; Phi Delta Phi. Died in Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan., October 12, 1987 (age 100 years, 33 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Topeka, Kan.
  Relatives: Son of Anne (Mossman) Landon (1855-1914) and John Manuel Landon (1856-1938); married, January 9, 1915, to Margaret Euphemia Fleming (1889-1918); married, January 15, 1930, to Theo Cobb (1898-1996); father of Nancy Josephine Landon (who married Howard Henry Baker, Jr. (1925-2014)).
  Political family: Baker-Dirksen family of Huntsville and Alcoa, Tennessee.
  Cross-reference: Frederick Andrew Seaton
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books by Alfred M. Landon: America at the Crossroads
  Books about Alfred M. Landon: Donald R. McCoy, Landon of Kansas
  Image source: Official Report of the 21st Republican National Convention (1936)
  Landon, Charles C. — of Michigan. Candidate for Michigan state senate 9th District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Landon, Dan See Daniel Landon
  Landon, Daniel — also known as Dan Landon — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Progressive. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington 1st District, 1912; candidate for mayor of Seattle, Wash., 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Landon, Edward R. — of Guilford, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 6th District, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Landon, Francis G. — of Staatsburg, Dutchess County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County 2nd District, 1901-03, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Landon, Frank W. — of Chaplin, Windham County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Chaplin; elected 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Landon, G. W. H. — of St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Landon, George — of Guilford, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Guilford, 1830, 1836-37; member of Connecticut state senate 6th District, 1850. Burial location unknown.
  Landon, George — Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1860-62, 1866-68 (9th District 1860-62, 11th District 1866-68). Burial location unknown.
  Landon, George M. — of Monroe County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for circuit judge in Michigan, 1887 (Democratic, 22nd Circuit), 1905 (38th Circuit). Burial location unknown.
  Landon, George M. — of St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Landon, Heman — of Ulster County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Ulster County, 1832. Burial location unknown.
  Landon, Henry — of Suffolk County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Suffolk County, 1847. Burial location unknown.
  Landon, Houston — of Old Saybrook, Middlesex County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Old Saybrook; elected 1910, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Landon, Howard — of Bristol, Hartford County, Conn. Prohibition candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Bristol, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Landon, James C. — of Bel Air, Harford County, Md. Town commission chairman of Bel Air, Maryland, 1974-75. Still living as of 1975.
  Landon, Jared — of Suffolk County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Suffolk County, 1789-90, 1795-97, 1798-1802, 1804-06. Burial location unknown.
  Landon, John — of Greenville, Hunt County, Tex. Postmaster at Greenville, Tex., 1852-54. Burial location unknown.
  Landon, John M. — of Independence, Montgomery County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Landon, Jonathan — of New York. Member of New York state senate Middle District, 1777-79. Burial location unknown.
  Landon, Judson Stuart (1832-1905) — also known as Judson S. Landon — of Schenectady, Schenectady County, N.Y. Born in Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn., December 16, 1832. Lawyer; Schenectady County District Attorney, 1857; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1867; Justice of New York Supreme Court 4th District, 1874-1901; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 3rd Department, 1891-1900. Died in Schenectady, Schenectady County, N.Y., September 7, 1905 (age 72 years, 265 days). Interment at Vale Cemetery, Schenectady, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of William Landon (1795-1876) and Phebe (Berry) Landon; married, April 17, 1856, to Emily Augusta Pierce (1835-1928); first cousin once removed of Albert Barton Landon (1863-1933).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Landon, Mrs. M. H. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Landon, Merle — of Michigan. Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Landon, Merritt M. — of New York. Democrat. Candidate for New York state senate 43rd District, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Landon, Nancy Josephine See Nancy Landon Kassebaum
  Landon, Palmer (1873-1953) — of Mt. Pleasant, Isabella County, Mich. Born in Chippewa Township, Isabella County, Mich., February 5, 1873. Republican. Farmer; cheesemaker; Isabella County Sheriff, 1907-10, 1921-24, 1933-34; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1939-48 (Isabella County 1939-44, Isabella District 1945-48); defeated in primary, 1948. Member, Gleaners. Died in 1953 (age about 80 years). Interment at Chippewa Township Cemetery, Mt. Pleasant, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of John T. Landon (1839-1912) and Martha (Andress) Landon (1846-1920); married 1891 to Mary Hall (1873-1949).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Landon, Reynolds (b. 1818) — of Michigan. Born in 1818. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Antrim District, 1891-92. Burial location unknown.
  Landon, Richard S. — Candidate for Texas railroad commissioner, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Landon, Rufus Wharton (1815-1886) — also known as Rufus W. Landon — of Niles, Berrien County, Mich. Born in Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn., May 3, 1815. Democrat. Postmaster at Niles, Mich., 1839-41; real estate business; Berrien County Treasurer, 1843-52; banker; mayor of Niles, Mich., 1860-62, 1865; member of Michigan state senate 18th District, 1863-64; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1864. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Niles, Berrien County, Mich., December 26, 1886 (age 71 years, 237 days). Interment at Silverbrook Cemetery, Niles, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Luther Landon and Martha (Hoyt) Landon; married 1843 to Margaret Gray (1817-1865); married 1867 to Matilda McOmber (1834-1874); married 1877 to Linda Eoline Vought (1856-1942; librarian and namesake of Landon Hall at Michigan State University).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Landon, Stevie — of Lake City, Columbia County, Fla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Landon, Thomas H. — of Guilford, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Guilford, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Landon, Thomas H. — of Guilford, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Guilford, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


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