Norman Batten

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Norman Batten (April 30, 1893 East Orange, New Jersey – November 12, 1928) was an American racecar driver active in the 1920s. He and fellow driver Earl Devore were lost at sea while sailing aboard the ocean liner SS Vestris.

On January 9, 1918, in Juliustown, New Jersey, he married Marion Calvin, daughter of Willian John Calvin and Harriet Dimond Kennedy. She was a registered nurse. His wife survived the sinking of the Vestris.[1]

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  1. ^ Wilson, Lyle C (November 16, 1928). "Two Women Struggle Vainly To Save Mates". Pittsburgh Press. Retrieved 30 March 2013.