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Hugh Mckennan Landon

Hugh Mckennan Landon, American banker, utilities executive. Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Landon, Hugh Mckennan was born on June 22, 1867 in Muscatine, Iowa, United States. Son of George Washington and Emily Alice (Reeves) Landon.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1892. Doctor of Laws, Wabash (Indiana) College, 1930, Indiana University, 1931. Doctor of Letters, Rose Polytechnic Institute, 1941.

    Career

    • Deceased), Mistress Alice Rives Sawyer, Mistress Margaret McLean Delaplane. Married second, Jessie (Spalding) Walker, April 10, 1920 (died June 26, 1930). With Manufacturers Natural Gas Company, 1892-1902, Indianapolis Water Company, 1902-1912.

      Chairman of board and chairman of the executive committee Fletcher Trust corporation since 1920. Director State Life Insurance Company, Electric Steel Castings Company, Armstrong-Landon Company, Crown Hill Cemetery Association, and other corporations President Associated Harvard Clubs, 1907-1908. President Harvard Alumni Association, 1938-1939.

      Director National Recreation Association, Boys’ Club Association, Community Fund of Indianapolis. President James Whitcomb Riley Memorial Association.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: Harvard (New York).

    Connections

    • Married Suzette Merrill Davis, November 22, 1892 (died December 1918).; married second, Jessie (Spalding) Walker, April. Children: Mistress.
    • father: George Washington Landon
    • mother: Emily Alice (Reeves) Landon
    • spouses: Suzette Merrill Davis
    • Jessie
    • child: Mrs Landon
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    Born June 22, 1867
    Died April 2, 1947
    (aged 79)
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