Birth: Aug. 27, 1842.
Death: Jun. 3, 1923.
He served as a private in Co. E 127th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. He served eight years as Captain of Co. E 8th Regiment, Pennsylvania National Gaurd. He studied law and in 1869 was admitted to the bar in Lebanon County. Served in Pennsylvania's State Senate from 1881 until 1884. Member of Salem Lutheran Church in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, was in its choir for 25 years and served as its leader for about 15 years. He was a member of Sedgwick Post No. 42 Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.) and served as its commander for many years until his death. He served as Junior Vice Department Commander of the Pennsylvania Department of the G.A.R. in 1878.
Parents: Tobias Lantz (1794 - 1876).
Wife: Mary A Kauffman Lantz (1842 - 1918).
Sibling: Sarah A Lantz Benson (1836 - 1908), Cyrus R Lantz (1842 - 1923).
Burial: Mount Lebanon Cemetery, Lebanon, Lebanon County,