John McLendon

Character Key: 
Display Name: 
John McLendon
Sort Name: 
McLendon, John
AKA: 
Mack Lendon
Jackson McLendon
Race: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Class: 
Lower Class
Rank: 
Major
Vitality: 
Alive
Occupation: 
Armed Forces
Origin: 
Jefferson
Real?: 
No
Biography: 

A decorated veteran of World War I and the leader of the lynch mob. He has a "heavy-set body" and an aggressive temperament (171). The story ends with McLendon returning to his "neat new house" (182), striking his wife, and retreating to their bedroom. (In the version of this story that appeared in Scribner's magazine, he is named John Plunkett.)

Individual or Group: 
Individual
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