Jerry Landess

One of Portland’s most accomplished residents in the sport of national harness horse racing is Jerry Landess. He has won nearly 2000 horse races, and the horses that he has driven have won includes over 2 million dollars. Some of his lifetime accomplishments include: former director of the United States Trotting Association, 2 time recipient of the Sagamore of the Wabash Award, Chaplain of the American Legion Post 211 and recipient of the Jay County Chamber of Commerce Lifetime Achievement Award.