George M. Landers

George Marcellus Landers (February 22, 1813 – March 27, 1895) was a U.S. Representative from Connecticut.

George Marcellus Landers
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Member of the
United States House of Representatives
from Connecticut's 1st district
In office
March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1879
Preceded byJoseph Roswell Hawley
Succeeded byJohn R. Buck
President pro tempore of the Connecticut Senate
Member of the
Connecticut Senate
In office
1853
1869
1873
Member of the
Connecticut House of Representatives
In office
1851
1867
1874
Personal details
BornFebruary 22, 1813
DiedMarch 27, 1895 (aged 82)

BiographyEdit

Born in Lenox, Massachusetts, Landers attended public school. He moved to New Britain, Connecticut, in 1830 and engaged in the manufacture of hardware. He served as member of the Connecticut House of Representatives in 1851, 1867, and 1874. He served in the Connecticut Senate in 1853, 1869, and 1873. He served as President pro tempore of the Connecticut Senate. He was State bank commissioner in 1874.

Landers was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fourth and Forty-fifth Congresses (March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1879). He died in New Britain, Connecticut, March 27, 1895. He was interred in Fairview Cemetery.

ReferencesEdit

  • United States Congress. "George M. Landers (id: L000047)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

  This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Connecticut's 1st congressional district

March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1879
Succeeded by