James E. O'Donnell

 

 

Age: 92

 

Summary: retired Navy sailor and one of only 317 surviving men in the World War II sinking of the USS Indianapolis who was the only Indianapolis resident among the survivors of a Japanese submarine's sinking of the 1,196-man cruiser on July 30, 1945 as they were rescued after four days adrift in the Pacific Ocean's shark-filled waters.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: July 8, 1920

 

Died: January 10, 2013

 

Location: Indianapolis, Indiana