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Diversified holding company executive

Landon Hill Rowland, American diversified holding company executive. Bar: Missouri. Trustee Midwest Research Institute, Kansas City, Missouri; chairman board directors Swope Ridge Health Care Center; board directors Lyric Opera of Kansas City, American Royal, Jacob L. & Ella C. Loose Foundation; chairman Metropolitan Performing Arts Fund. Member American Bar Association, Missouri Bar Association, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Rowland, Landon Hill was born on May 20, 1937 in Fuquay Springs, North Carolina, United States. Son of Walter Elton and Elizabeth Carr (Williams) Rowland.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Dartmouth College, 1959;Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1962.

Career

Association, Watson, Ess, Marshall & Enggas, Kansas City, Missoury, 1962-1970;partner, Watson, Ess, Marshall & Enggas, 1970-1980;vice president, Kansas City Southern Industries, Inc., 1980-1983;president, chief operating officer, Kansas City Southern Industries, Inc., 1983-1986;president, chief Executive officer, Kansas City Southern Industries, Inc., since 1987;also board directors, Kansas City Southern Industries, Inc. president, chief Executive officer, Kansas City Southern Railway Company, 1990-1991;chairman, Kansas City Southern Railway Company, since 1990. Lecturer antitrust law U. Missouri Kansas City. Chairman Department of Science and Technology Systems, since 1983.

Achievements

  • Bar: Missouri.

Membership

Trustee Midwest Research Institute, Kansas City, Missouri. Chairman board directors Swope Ridge Health Care Center. Board directors Lyric Opera of Kansas City, American Royal, Jacob L. & Ella C. Loose Foundation.

Chairman Metropolitan Performing Arts Fund. Member American Bar Association, Missouri Bar Association, Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: Kansas City Country, Kansas City, River.

Connections

Married Sarah Fidler, December 29, 1959. Children: Sarah Elizabeth, Matthew Hill, Joshua Carr.

father:
Walter Elton Rowland

mother:
Elizabeth Carr (Williams) Rowland

spouse:
Sarah Fidler

children:
Sarah Elizabeth Rowland

Matthew Hill Rowland

Joshua Carr Rowland