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Lindon Bates

Lindon Bates, American engineer. Member New York Assembly, 1908, 1909; member of New York County Committee, 1908-1911.

Background

  • Bates, Lindon was born on July 17, 1883 in Portland, Oregon, United States. Son of Lindon Wallace and Josephine (White) Bates.

  • Education

    • Preparatory education, Harrow School, England. Bachelor of Philosophy, Yale, 1902. Unmarried. Vice president.

      Bates Engineering Company. Has done engineering work on Galveston grade raising and New York Barge Canal. Construction engineering Western Engineering Corporation, Denver Mining Investment Company American manager Laguintos Oil Corporation, Maikop Areas, and Trinidad Cedrus Oil Corporation Traveled in Russia, 1896.

      On exploring and hunting expedition to islands N. of Hudson Bay, 1900. Visited Panama, 1904. Made midwinter sledge journey in Siberia and Mongolia, 1908.

      To Venezuela and up the Orinoco in 1911.

    Career

    • Made midwinter sledge journey in Siberia and Mongolia, 1908.

    Works

    • Author: The Political Horoscope (with Charles A. Moore, Junior), 1904. The Loss of Water in New York’s Distribution System, 1909. The Russian Road to China, 1910.

      Path of the Conquistadores, 1912.

    Membership

    Member New York Assembly, 1908, 1909. Member of New York County Committee, 1908-1911.

    Connections

    • father: Lindon Wallace Bates
    • mother: Josephine (White) Bates
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    Born July 17, 1883
    Died May 7, 1915
    (aged 31)
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