Leroy Landis

4 October 1903–31 March 1995 (Age 91)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Leroy

When Leroy Landis was born on 4 October 1903, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jefferson D Landis, was 39 and his mother, Emma Jane Weigle, was 34. He married Blanche Marie Hillegass on 17 May 1929, in Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States. He lived in Donora, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930 and Stonycreek Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 31 March 1995, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Leroy Landis
Blanche Marie Hillegass
Marriage: 17 May 1929

Spouse and Children


    Blanche Marie Hillegass


17 May 1929
Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Morris C Landis



    Grace Ann Landis


    William George Landis


    Ruth Elizabeth Landis


+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 2

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: nickname for a highwayman or for someone who lays waste to the land, Middle High German landoese.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Leroy Landis in household of Sadie Power, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Roy Landis in household of Jefferson D Landis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Leroy Landis, "United States Census, 1940"

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