Kenneth Gets a Date with Margaret Mortenson

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Kenneth Gets a Date with Margaret Mortenson


Kenneth recalls having a hard time getting Margaret Mortenson to go on a date with him because she was the darling of all the football players. Eventually, Margaret named a date when she was free and they had their first date. Kenneth describes it as one of the turning points in his life.


Landon, Kenneth (1903-1993)


January 1, 1922


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Over a course of 13 years Kip Landon (Kenneth Landon Jr.) began recording stories from his parents, Margaret and Kenneth Landon, resulting in 95 hours of recordings. Beginning on July 20, 1976, recording finished in June, 1978. The project resumed again in 1982 for a few months. After a long break, the third recording period began in 1988 and concluded in March 1989.

Oral History Item Type Metadata


Kenneth Landon (1903-1993)



Sound File Location

Box 75: Oral History: "The Landon Chronicles" Tapes 1-20

Clip Location

Hour 6, clip 7


Sub-Series 8: Audio and Video

Main Collection

Series 1: Biographical


Landon, Kenneth (1903-1993) , “Kenneth Gets a Date with Margaret Mortenson,” Digital Exhibits of Wheaton College, accessed November 30, 2023,