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Alfred Mossman Landon

Alfred Mossman Landon, American former governor. Recipient Brotherhood award National Conference of Christians and Jews, 1971.

Background

  • Landon, Alfred Mossman was born on September 9, 1887 in West Middlesex, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Manuel and Anne (Mossman) Landon.

  • Education

    • Student, Marietta Academy, Ohio. Bachelor of Laws, University Kansas, 1908. Doctor of Laws, Washburn College, 1933.

      Doctor of Laws, Marietta College, 1934. Doctor of Laws, Boston University, 1939. Doctor of Laws, College Emporia, 1969.

    Career

    • Bookkeeper, Independence, Kansas, 1912. Oil producer, 1912-1987. Governor State of Kansas, 1933-1937.

      Operator radio stations, 1950-1987. Distinguished professor Kansas State University, 1968-1987.

    Membership

    Chairman Kansas Republican Center Committee, 1928. Republican nominee for President of the United States, 1936. Member Pan-American Conference, Lima, Peru, 1938.

    Delegate-at-large Republican National Convention, 1940-1944, 48. 1st lieutenant Chemical Warfare Service, United States Army, World War I. Member Blue Key, Masons., Odd Fellows, Elks, Phi Gamma Delta, Phi Delta Phi.

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Fleming, January 9, 1915 (deceased). 1 child, Margaret Anne. Married Theo Cobb, Jan 15, 1930.

      Children: Nancy Josephine, John Cobb.
    • father: John Manuel Landon
    • mother: Anne (Mossman) Landon
    • spouses: Margaret Fleming
    • Theo Cobb
    • children: Margaret Anne Landon
    • Nancy Josephine Landon
    • John Cobb Landon
    Alfred Mossman Landon
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    Died October 12, 1987
    (aged 100)
    • 1908
      University Kansas
    • 1933
      Washburn College
    • 1934
      Marietta College
    • 1939
      Boston University
    • 1969
      College Emporia
    • 1912
      Bookkeeper
      Independence, Ohio, United States
    • 1912 - 1987
      oil producer
    • 1933 - 1937
      governor State of Kansas
    • 1950 - 1987
      operator radio stations
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    Award