|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Indiana's 9th district
March 4, 1897 – March 3, 1909
|Preceded by||Frank Hanly|
|Succeeded by||Martin A. Morrison|
|Born||July 9, 1858|
Millville, Ohio, U.S.
|Died||April 24, 1922 (aged 63)|
Asheville, North Carolina, U.S
Early life and career
Born in Millville, Ohio, Landis attended the public schools of Logansport, Indiana, and graduated from Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana, in 1883, where he was a member of Tau chapter of Beta Theta Pi. He was editor of the Logansport Journal 1883-1887 (which later became part of the Pharos-Tribune) and at the time of his nomination for Congress was editor of the Delphi (Indiana) Journal. He served as president of the Indiana Republican Editorial Association in 1894 and 1895.
Later career and death
Landis resumed newspaper work in Delphi, Indiana. He died at the age of 63 in Asheville, North Carolina, where he had gone because of impaired health, April 24, 1922. He was interred in Mount Hope Cemetery, Logansport, Indiana.
- "S. Doc. 58-1 - Fifty-eighth Congress. (Extraordinary session -- beginning November 9, 1903.) Official Congressional Directory for the use of the United States Congress. Compiled under the direction of the Joint Committee on Printing by A.J. Halford. Special edition. Corrections made to November 5, 1903". GovInfo.gov. U.S. Government Printing Office. 9 November 1903. p. 29. Retrieved 2 July 2023.
This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- United States Congress. "Charles B. Landis (id: L000050)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.