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Mark Homer Landis

mechanic engineer , manufacturer.

Mark Homer Landis, American mechanic engineer, manufacturer. Member American Society Mech. Engineers, Society Automotive Engineers; Mason (Shriner), Elk.


Landis, Mark Homer was born on December 16, 1885 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Frank Frick and Elizabeth (Hershey) Landis.


Preparatory education, high school, Waynesboro Pennsylvania, and Mercersburg (Pennsylvania) Academy. Mechanical Engineering, Cornell Univercity, 1908. Master of Mechanical Engineering, 1909.


Machinist apprentice, summers, 1899-1902. full time, 1902-1904. Secretary, treasurer Fred Frick Clock Company, 1909-1913. General manager and mechanic engineer Landis Engineering & Manufacturing Company, 1913-1920, president and general manager 1920-1939.

President and general manager Geiser Manufacturing Company, 1928-1939. President and treasurer Frank F. Landis Patents, Inc., 1928-1939. President Erd Company, Inc.

Director and Executive Committee Landis Machine Company Trustee Waynesboro Hospital.


Member American Society Mech. Engineers, Society Automotive Engineers. Mason (Shriner), Elk.

Clubs: Sinfonia, Waynesboro Country.


Married Ethel Marie Hartman, June 16, 1910 (died January 17, 1937).

Frank Frick Landis

Elizabeth (Hershey) Landis

Ethel Marie Hartman