Alfred Lindley

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Alfred Lindley
Medal record
Men's rowing
Competitor for the  United States
Olympic Games
Gold 1924 Paris Men's eights

Alfred "Al" Damon Lindley (January 20, 1904 – February 22, 1951) was an American lawyer and sportsman. He participated in a wide variety of sports, including rowing (where he won the gold medal in the eights in the 1924 Summer Olympics),[1] skiing (in which he competed at the 1936 Winter Olympics)[2] and mountaineering (in which his achievements included the second ascent of Denali).[3] He was also politically active as a supporter of Harold Stassen and a candidate for several offices himself.[2] He died in an airplane crash in 1951.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Al Lindley". databaseOlympics.com. Retrieved 2008-08-30. 
  2. ^ a b Kaufman, Andrew J.; Puttnam, William L. (1992). K2: The 1939 Tragedy. Mountaineers Books. p. 169. ISBN 978-0-89886-323-9. 
  3. ^ Burde, John H.; George A. Feldhame (2005). Mammals of the National Parks. JHU Press. p. 25. ISBN 978-0-8018-8097-1. 
  4. ^ "Births and deaths". Time. March 5, 1951. Retrieved 2008-08-30.