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Landis, Kenesaw Mountain

Born November 20, 1866, in Millville, OH
Died November 25, 1944, in Chicago, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Nominated by Theodore Roosevelt on March 18, 1905, to a new seat authorized by 33 Stat. 992. Confirmed by the Senate on March 18, 1905, and received commission on March 18, 1905. Service terminated on February 28, 1922, due to resignation.

Union College of Law (now Northwestern Pritzker School of Law)
YMCA Law School (now Northern Kentucky University, Chase College of Law)
Read law, 1891

Professional Career:

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