- He served as a lieutenant in the Infantry of the United States Army in 1918 and 1919. He taught in the high schools at Linton, Indiana from 1923 to 1938. Landis was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-sixth and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1939-January 3, 1949). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1948 to the Eighty-first Congress. He served as delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1944 and Indiana State convention in 1964. He served as assistant to the Administrator, Commodity Stabilization Service, Department of Agriculture, from April 1954 to January 1961.
Born February 23, 1895
Died September 6, 1971