George M. Landers

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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 by Joseph Roswell Hawley
Succeeded by John R. Buck
President pro tempore of the Connecticut Senate
Member of the
Connecticut Senate
Member of the
Connecticut House of Representatives
Personal details
Born February 22, 1813
Died March 27, 1895 (aged 82)

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

Biography[edit]

Born in Lenox, Massachusetts, Landers attended the public schools. 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.

References[edit]

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