About Lindon Wallace Bates, Jr.
Lindon Bates Jr
Lindon Bates, Jr. (1883 – 1915), 32, was an engineer, writer, politician, and a graduate of Yale University. Bates was on his way to Belgium to organize war relief. Aboard Lusitania, he was on deck with Amy Pearl when the submarine U-20 torpedoed the ship. He assisted Warren and Amy Pearl in searching for their missing children while the ship was sinking. Lindon Bates was lost in the Lusitania disaster and his body was recovered, #16 by Doolin and Aran.