• Created Date
  • ca. 1907
  • Description
  • Born in Kansas, Charles Landes lived in San Francisco and eventually followed his older brother Henry Landes to the Pacific Northwest. (Henry Landes served as acting president of the University of Washington from 1914-1915.) Charles attended the University of Washington and graduated in 1902 with a major in Biology. He was voted the wittiest in the Junior class of 1901. After graduation, he became a science teacher in a number of high schools ... more
    Born in Kansas, Charles Landes lived in San Francisco and eventually followed his older brother Henry Landes to the Pacific Northwest. (Henry Landes served as acting president of the University of Washington from 1914-1915.) Charles attended the University of Washington and graduated in 1902 with a major in Biology. He was voted the wittiest in the Junior class of 1901. After graduation, he became a science teacher in a number of high schools in Tacoma until he retired in 1945. Beginning in 1921, he worked summers as a park ranger for 20 years in the Mount Rainier National Park. He was one of the original members of the Tacoma Auxiliary of the Mountaineers Club and led mountaineering trips. Charles died January 20, 1963. He was survived by his two sons, Richard R. and Hugh C. Landes. less
  • Format
  • Photograph
    image
    3 x 4 in.
    b&w
    silver gelatin
    Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9800XL at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 6 and resized to 768x560 ppi. 2009