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Naval officer

Gatewood Sanders Lincoln, American naval officer. Served from ensign to captain United States Navy, 1898-1918; Member American Society Naval Engineers, Kappa Alpha.; Club: New York Yacht.

Background

Lincoln, Gatewood Sanders was born on August 5, 1875 in Liberty, Missouri, United States. Son of James Edwin and Margaret Pixley (Bird) Lincoln.

Education

Student William Jewell College, Liberty, Missouri. Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1896.

Career

Served from ensign to captain United States Navy, 1898-1918. On New Orleans in Admiral Sampson’s fleet, off Santiago, Cuba, and in West Indies, Spanish-American War, 1898. Engineer officer Navy Yard, Mare Island, California, 1912-1914.

Commanded Dolphin, 1915. Head Department Elec. Engineering and Physics, United States Naval Academy, 1915-1917.

Commanded Powhatan, transporting troops to France, 1917-1918, St. Louis, escorting troop convoys to English Coast, September-November 1918, and commanded United States Ship St. Louis until October 1919.

Membership

Served from ensign to captain United States Navy, 1898-1918. Member American Society Naval Engineers, Kappa Alpha. Club: New York Yacht.

Connections

Married Enfield C. Stogdale, June 20, 1900.

father:
James Edwin Lincoln

mother:
Margaret Pixley (Bird) Lincoln

spouse:
Enfield C. Stogdale