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Howe Stone Landers

Howe Stone Landers, American insurance executive. Member Phi Kappa Psi.; Mason.


  • Landers, Howe Stone was born on October 17, 1885 in Martinsville, Indiana, United States. Son of John Bothwell and Idawile (Gardner) Landers.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, De Pauw U., 1905. Student of University of Illinois, 1905. Bachelor of Laws, Indiana Law School, 1908.


    • Admitted to Indiana bar, 1908. Associate in practice with William A. Ketcham, 1908-1915. Member Indiana State Industrial Commission, 1915-1919.

      Special counsel United States Fidelity & Guaranty Company, 1919-1925. Attorney manager Metropolitan Casualty Insurance Company, New York, 1925-1931, vice-president and general counsel, 1931-1932, president since 1932. Vice-president and general counsel Commercial Casualty Insurance Company, Newark, New Jersey, 1931-1932, president since 1932.

      Also president Empire Properties Corporation, Interstate Debenture Corporation, Unified Debenture Corporation, Met, Service Corporation, Park Lane Hotel Company. Director Firemen’s Insurance Company of Newark, First Reinsurance Company of Hartford.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Member Phi Kappa Psi. Mason.; Clubs: Montclair Golf, Meridian Hills Country.


    • Married Shirley McNutt, March 26, 1919. Children: Georgianna, Shirley Mary.
    • father: John Bothwell Landers
    • mother: Idawile (Gardner) Landers
    • spouse: Shirley McNutt
    • children: Georgianna Landers
    • Shirley Mary Landers
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    Born October 17, 1885
    Died March 15, 1943
    (aged 57)