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Dale E. Landis ( Missoula 1945 )

posted: Dec 31, 2014

Dale died of pneumonia October 26, 2014, at age of 91 in Polk, Wisconsin. Dale graduated from Bridgewater College in Virginia with degrees in sociology and psychology. He got his Master’s from the University of Tennessee and did postgraduate work at The Family Institute of Chicago.

Dale was a member of the CPS-103 smokejumpers and jumped at Missoula during the 1945 season. He worked with the Dept. of Public Works in Virginia, Child Guidance Clinic in Ohio, Racine Mental Health Clinic in Wisconsin and as a therapist at the Norris Adolescent Center in Mukwonago, Wisconsin before retiring.

Dale was a member of the Methodist Church and committed to his “Stand For Peace” ideals.