William Bradley Landon Sr.

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William Bradley Landon Sr.


Kenneth recalls the life of his father, Bradley William Landon his birth, youth, and physical appearance. He was a very influential person in the Erie Railroad and a very brilliant chemist, well-known throughout the United States. He tells of the many jobs his father had, how he always was after everyone (which often brought him troubles), his work in the Pennsylvania laboratory, and many other things about his work habits.


Landon, Kenneth (1903-1993)
Landon, Margaret (1903-1993)


January 1, 1869


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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 and Margaret Landon



Sound File Location

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

Clip Location

Hour 5 clip 1


Sub-Series 8: Audio and Video

Main Collection

Series 1: Biographical


Landon, Kenneth (1903-1993) Landon, Margaret (1903-1993), “William Bradley Landon Sr.,” Digital Exhibits of Wheaton College, accessed February 27, 2024, https://omeka.wheaton.edu/items/show/49.