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John L. Landis

John L. Landis, American electronics company executive. Board advisory School International Studies University Oregon, Eugene, since 1974; board overseers Oregon World Affairs Council, Portland, since 1972; member Oregon Symphony Association, Portland, since 1979. Served to captain United States Marine Corps, 1956-1961. Member American Electronics Association, American Management Association (member international council since 1983).

Background

  • Landis, John L. was born on June 26, 1932 in Oregon City, Oregon, United States. Son of Roy Samuel and Gladys Gertrude (Stewart) Landis.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in General Engineering, United States Naval Academy, 1956. Postgraduate, University Houston, 1967. Advanced management program, Harvard University, 1986.

    Career

    • Sales engineer Honeywell Industrial Products, Los Angeles, 1961-1967, 3M, Houston, 1967, marketing manager Camarillo, California, 1967-1971. Region manager Honeywell, San Francisco, 1971-1973, Tektronix, San Francisco, 1973-1974, European marketing manager Guernsey, Channel Islands, 1974-1978, vice president sales manager Beaverton, Oregon, 1978, vice president international operations, 1978-1981, senior vice president international operations, since 1981. Member international council Machinery & Allied Products Institute, Washington, since 1979.

      Board directors Sony/Tektronix Corporation, Tokyo, since 1978.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Congregationalist

    Membership

    Board advisory School International Studies University Oregon, Eugene, since 1974. Board overseers Oregon World Affairs Council, Portland, since 1972. Member Oregon Symphony Association, Portland, since 1979.

    Served to captain United States Marine Corps, 1956-1961. Member American Electronics Association, American Management Association (member international council since 1983).

    Personality

    Interests

    Skiing, fishing, running, chess.

    Connections

    • Married Susan Eileen Landis, August 8, 1959. Children: Carol Sue, Anne Louise, Susan Marie.
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    • 1956
      United States Naval Academy
    • 1967
      University Houston
    • 1986
      Harvard University
    • 1961 - 1967
      Sales engineer, Honeywell Industrial Products
      Los Angeles, California, United States
    • 1967
      Sales engineer, Honeywell Industrial Products
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 1971 - 1973
      region manager, Honeywell
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1973 - 1974
      region manager, Honeywell
      San Francisco, California, United States
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