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Government today no longer dares to rely for its administration upon the casual office-seeker. Into its services it now seeks to bring men of professional attainment in various fields and to make that service such that they will they will envision governance as a career.

 
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James M. Landis, 1899-1964, Chairman, Securities & Exchange Commission and Civil Aeronautics Board, National Director of Civil Defense, Dean, Harvard Law School, The Administrative Process, 1938

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James M. Landis
James M. Landis
  • Born: September 25, 1899
  • Died: July 30, 1964
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  • Profession: Lawyer

James McCauley Landis was an American academic, government official and legal adviser. He served as Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission from 1934 to 1937.

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