Elmer Bates (1913 - 1962)

Elmer Bates
1913 - 1962
updated February 06, 2019
Elmer Bates was born on February 21, 1913. He died in June 1962 at 49 years old.

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Elmer Bates died in June 1962 at 49 years of age. He was born on February 21, 1913. We are unaware of information about Elmer's family.
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In 1913, in the year that Elmer Bates was born, the Philippine–American War ended for good in June. While the official end of the war was in 1902, fighting continued for several years. An estimated 200,000 to 250,000 total Filipino civilians died and although the U.S. viewed its role as a colonial presence as one of preparing the Philippines for independence, American colonization drastically changed the character off the culture. The Catholic Church was no longer the state religion and English became the primary language of the government.

In 1922, at the age of merely 9 years old, Elmer was alive when on James Joyce's 40th birthday, his book Ulysses was published in France. The book covers the experiences of an Irishman in Dublin on an ordinary day, 16 June 1904. Now considered a classic, it was controversial at the time. Due to some sexual content, the book was banned in the U.S. during the 1920's and the U.S. Post Office destroyed 500 copies of the novel.

In 1944, he was 31 years old when on December 16th, The Battle of the Bulge began in the Ardennes forest on the Western Front. Lasting for a little over a month, the battle began with a surprise attack by Germany on the Allied forces The U.S. suffered their highest casualties of any operation in World War II - 89,000 were casualties, around 8,600 killed - but Germany also severely depleted their resources and they couldn't be replaced.

In 1957, when he was 44 years old, on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

In 1962, in the year of Elmer Bates's passing, lasting from October 16th - 28th, the Cuban Missile Crisis was the closest that the United States and the Soviet Union came to nuclear war. The Soviet Union had been installing a nuclear missile base in Cuba. The United States established a blockade to stop the base from being completed. Through secret negotiations, war was averted: the Soviet Union agreed to dismantle their weapons in Cuba and the United States agreed to never invade Cuba and to dismantle weapons in Turkey and Italy.

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around 1911 - Unknown
around 1927 - Unknown
around 1926 - Unknown
around 1914 - Unknown
around 1916 - Unknown
around 1905 - Unknown
around 1927 - Unknown
around 1914 - Unknown
around 1915 - Unknown
Dec 31, 1969 - Feb 8, 1968
around 1936 - Unknown
around 1929 - Unknown
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Nov 20, 1906 - July 1986
Feb 28, 1894 - January 1982
May 29, 1895 - Jan 15, 1968
Apr 25, 1866 - Jul 15, 1966
Aug 25, 1920 - Nov 28, 2001
Oct 19, 1901 - December 1971
Mar 22, 1898 - July 1975

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Sep 21, 1942 - Aug 15, 1990
Apr 21, 1945 - Aug 5, 2011
Jan 29, 1889 - December 1979
May 16, 1888 - March 1977
Apr 1, 1948 - Jan 31, 2004
Jun 26, 1934 - Feb 16, 2004
Apr 3, 1891 - December 1985
Oct 26, 1949 - Apr 9, 2011
Apr 19, 1955 - Mar 27, 2011
Apr 21, 1905 - Aug 20, 1999
Sep 14, 1945 - Jan 15, 1993
May 12, 1955 - Mar 4, 1999
Jan 21, 1955 - Jun 23, 1996
Aug 15, 1892 - April 1977
Mar 23, 1974 - Nov 27, 2010
Jan 17, 1965 - March 1983
Feb 20, 1963 - August 1992
Feb 21, 1899 - August 1971
Aug 25, 1918 - February 1969
May 9, 1914 - Aug 11, 1991

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Sep 10, 1915 - Apr 14, 1999
Oct 2, 1921 - Sep 30, 1994
Aug 30, 1916 - May 5, 1994
Jul 18, 1916 - Jul 2, 1998
Mar 5, 1915 - Jan 4, 2004
Aug 6, 1899 - July 1982
Jul 7, 1914 - Apr 16, 2011
Jun 4, 1908 - May 27, 1995
Oct 8, 1911 - April 1980
Jun 1, 1937 - Nov 26, 2006
May 15, 1937 - Jun 14, 2003
Oct 17, 1918 - Oct 24, 2005
Jul 29, 1917 - Dec 27, 2009
Feb 6, 1923 - Jan 28, 2000
Oct 6, 1918 - Feb 11, 2006
May 25, 1921 - January 1990
Sep 28, 1920 - Dec 21, 1999
Dec 20, 1918 - Sep 29, 1990
Aug 9, 1917 - November 1979
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