Biography of Charles S. Landers
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CHARLES S. LANDERS, NEW BRITAIN : Cutlery Manufacturer.

Mr. Landers was born in New Britain June 8, 1846, where he has since continuously resided. Be graduated from the New Britain High School in 1860, and entered Williston Seminary, Easthampton, Mass., in December, 1861, preparatory to a college course at Yale, but left in 1862 to engage in the manufacturing business. He has always taken an active interest in politics. Being the son of the Hon. George 34. Landers, ex-member of Congress from the First district, he may be said to have been reared for a democrat, but he has always been an enthusiastic republican. He was a member of the republican state central committee for the campaign of 1884, but beyond this he has always declined to. accept any public office whatsoever. Mr. Landers is at present manager of the extensive cutlery manufacturing business of Landers, Frary & Clark; also a director in the New Britain National Bank, the Savings Bank of New Britain, and the North & Judd Manufacturing Company. He married in 1869 the only daughter of Mr. Loren F. Judd of New Britain, and has one son, who was a member of the class of '91 at Yale.

From:
Illustrated Popular Biography
Of Connecticut
Compiled and Published by J. A. Spalding
Press of the Case, Lockwood & Brainard Co.
Hartford, Conn. 1891


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