|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Indiana's 11th district|
March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1907
|Preceded by||George W. Steele|
|Succeeded by||George W. Rauch|
|Born||August 18, 1872|
Seven Mile, Ohio, U.S.
|Died||November 15, 1934 (aged 62)|
Logansport, Indiana, U.S.
|Resting place||Mount Hope Cemetery|
Born at Seven Mile, Ohio, Landis moved with his parents to Logansport, Indiana, in 1875. He attended the public schools. He was graduated from the law department of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1895. He was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice at Logansport, Indiana.
Later career and death
He returned to Logansport and engaged in writing and lecturing. He was one of the organizers of the Progressive Party in 1912 and temporary chairman of its first State convention in Indiana.
He served as a delegate to the National Progressive Convention at Chicago in 1912. He was an unsuccessful candidate for governor on the Progressive ticket in 1912. He was an unsuccessful candidate for the nomination for governor on the Republican ticket in 1928. He was an author and lecturer.
He was interred in Mount Hope Cemetery.
- United States Congress. "Frederick Landis (id: L000051)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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