Kenesaw Mountain Landis

Personal

Birthday: 
11/20/1866
Birthplace: 
Millville, OH
Date of Death: 
11/25/1944
Place of Death: 
Chicago, IL
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1891-1893, 1895-1905
Private secretary, Secretary of State Walter Gresham, 1893-1895
First commissioner of organized baseball, 1921-1944

Education

Name of School: 
YMCA Law School (now Northern Kentucky University, Chase College of Law)
Name of School - Second: 

Northwestern University School of Law

At Northwestern Law we go beyond teaching the basics of legal reasoning to enable our students to make sound and ethical judgements, understand and improve the delivery of justice, and respond to the changing contexts in which law and legal institutions operate. Accordingly, the overarching goal of our curricular plan is to empower our graduates to adapt to and master the challenges of the changing world better than those of any other law school.

Name of School - Third: 
Read law
Degree Year - Third: 
1891

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Court Name: 

Illinois Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
Theodore Roosevelt
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
3/18/1905
Termination Date: 
2/28/1922
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
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