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Peter William Janss, American lawyer. Member American, Iowa, Polk County bar associations, Order Artus, Omicron Delta Kappa, Delta Chi, Phi Alpha Delta.; Mason (Shriner, 33 degree).

Background

Janss, Peter William was born on September 26, 1904 in Atlantic, Iowa, United States. Son of Peter Detlef and Lucy (Lindeman) Janss.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, State University Iowa, 1926, D.J., 1927.

Career

Admitted to Iowa bar, 1927, and practiced in Des Moines. Member Janss, Dreher, Wilson & Adams and predecessors, 1930-1969. Director Walnut Grove Products Company, Great Plains Bag Company, Webster Life Insurance Company.

Executive secretary National Mineral Feeds Association Chairman Polk County Republican Central Committee, 1940-1946. Director, president Polk County Tuberculosis and Health Association Iowa, 1934. Executive Committee, director, president Iowa Tuberculosis and Health Association, 1939-1946.

Director National Tuberculosis Association, 1945-1969, president-elect, 1962, president, 1963-1964, vice president, 1967.

Membership

Member American, Iowa, Polk County bar associations, Order Artus, Omicron Delta Kappa, Delta Chi, Phi Alpha Delta. Mason (Shriner, 33 degree). Clubs: Prairie, Des Moines, Wakonda, Des Moines Iowa.

Connections

Married Esther Fuller, October 26, 1930. Children: Peter Fuller, Mary (Mistress Lawrence Turner).

father:
Peter Detlef Janss

mother:
Lucy (Lindeman) Janss

spouse:
Esther Fuller

child:
Peter Fuller Janss

child:
Mary Janss (Mistress Lawrence Turner)