Henry Landes, 1914-15
Born in Carroll County Illinois in 1868 Landes earned two B.A. degrees, one from the University of Indiana and one from Harvard University. In 1893 he earned his Masters Degree from Harvard. Before becoming president he was a well known geologist. Landes served as acting president from 1914 to 1915. After his term as President of the University of Washington he became the dean of the College of Science from 1912 until he became vice dean of University College in 1934. Landes became ill during a geology study tour in Asia and died August 23, 1936 in Seattle, Washington. He was 68.