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 Landon Carter Schmitt

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Landon Carter Schmitt

  • Birth 11 Nov 1980
  • Death 4 Jun 2009 Ho Chi Minh (Saigon), Ho Chi Minh Municipality, Vietnam
  • Burial Manassas, Manassas City, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 62720448

Age: 28 yrs.

S/O Richard C. Schmitt & Lucile Dabney (Waters) Schmitt

Last Residence: McLean, Fairfax County, Virginia 22101, USA [SSDI]

The world became too much to handle.

Obituary, The Washington (DC) Post, 21-26 Jun 2009:

Landon Carter Schmitt On Thursday, June 4, 2009 in Saigon, Vietnam, at the age of 28. Survived by his loving parents, Richard C. and Dabney W. Schmitt, of McLean, VA; loving brother, Jonathan W. Schmitt, of Dubai, United Arab Emirates and devoted aunts, uncles and cousins. A 1999 graduate of The Potomac School in McLean, he received a bachelor's degree in international relations from Brown University in 2003. Before beginning his studies at Brown, he attended Vietnam National University in Hanoi for five months under a program sponsored by the Council for International Educational Exchange. He returned to Vietnam in 2004 as a Fulbright Fellow for a year-long research project. He subsequently became a senior associate with IDG Ventures Vietnam in Hanoi. In June 2008, he joined Indochina Development Partners in Saigon as a vice president. A Memorial Mass was held on June 8 at the Notre Dame Cathedral in Saigon. On June 27 at 11 a.m., a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Washington, D.C., followed by a reception at the Metropolitan Club. Internment will be private. Contributions can be made for a project in Vietnam to the Landon Carter Schmitt Memorial Fund.


NOVEMBER 11, 1980
JUNE 4, 2009

  • Created by: Earl Abbe
  • Added: 9 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62720448
  • Earl Abbe
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Landon Carter Schmitt (11 Nov 1980–4 Jun 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62720448, citing Manassas Cemetery, Manassas, Manassas City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Earl Abbe (contributor 46843447) .