Harvey Coates (1904 - 1958)

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Harvey Coates
1904 - 1958
updated February 06, 2019
Harvey Coates was born on April 28, 1904. He died in May 1958 at 54 years old.

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Harvey Coates died in May 1958 at 54 years old. He was born on April 28, 1904. We are unaware of information about Harvey's surviving family.
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1904 - 1958 World Events

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In 1904, in the year that Harvey Coates was born, the "Teddy's Bear" was first produced. After seeing a political cartoon of President Teddy Roosevelt refusing to kill a clubbed and tied up bear, Jewish Russian immigrant Morris Michtom - who owned a candy shop and sold stuffed animals that he and his wife made at night at the store - made a "Teddy's Bear" and put it in his shop's window. The stuffed bears were an immediate success and Michtom and his wife went on to found the Ideal Novelty and Toy Co.

In 1918, when he was just 14 years old, in July, Russian revolutionaries executed the former Tzar Nicholas II and his immediate family. While it was rumored that two of the children had survived, it was later proven through DNA analysis - when their bodies were found - that the entire family had been killed.

In 1925, Harvey was 21 years old when in July, the Scopes Trial - often called the Scopes Monkey Trial - took place, prosecuting a substitute teacher for teaching evolution in school. Tennessee had enacted a law that said it was "unlawful to teach human evolution in any state-funded school". William Jennings Bryan headed the prosecution and Clarence Darrow headed the defense. The teacher was found guilty and fined $100. An appeal to the Supreme Court of Tennessee upheld the law but overturned the guilty verdict.

In 1934, when he was 30 years old, on June 6th, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission was formed as a response to the stock market crash of 1929 and the continuing Great Depression. Previously, the states regulated the offering and sales of stocks - called "blue sky" laws. They were largely ineffective. Roosevelt created a group (one member was Joseph Kennedy, father of the future President Kennedy) who knew Wall Street well and they defined the mission and operating mode for the SEC. The new organization had broad and stringent rules and oversight and restored public confidence in the stock market in the United States.

In 1958, in the year of Harvey Coates's passing, on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

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Feb 11, 1928 - Jan 4, 1991
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Jul 19, 1936 - Feb 7, 2007
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Dec 9, 1954 - July 1983
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Apr 8, 1897 - Sep 6, 1987
Tallmadge, OH
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Sep 21, 1919 - October 1983
Petoskey, Michigan
Harvey R Coates
Feb 4, 1928 - Sep 13, 2002
Traverse City, MI
Harvey F Coates
Jun 18, 1914 - May 21, 1993
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Roy Coates
May 24, 1942 - Aug 7, 2004
Brooklyn, NY
Howard Lee Coates
Nov 26, 1942 - May 6, 2010
Griffin, Georgia
Annie R Coates
Nov 4, 1947 - Jun 24, 2002
Annie P Coates
Oct 15, 1947 - Apr 11, 2009
Douglas, GA
Milton Coates
May 15, 1905 - April 1977
Georgia
Tillman Coates
May 10, 1919 - Jul 15, 1989
David Coates
Oct 16, 1916 - April 1973
Annapolis, Maryland
Annie Coates
Apr 12, 1900 - Dec 3, 1990
Glenwood, GA
Isiah Coates
Mar 25, 1905 - September 1981
Brunswick, Georgia
Willie Coates
Jan 21, 1923 - February 1984
Decatur, Georgia
Floyd Coates
Feb 17, 1884 - January 1967
Moultrie, Georgia
Joseph Coates
Sep 4, 1917 - May 1980
Lake Worth, Florida
Maurice W Coates
Nov 18, 1965 - Apr 17, 2008
Barnesville, GA
Durant Coates
Jan 15, 1920 - January 1980
Tom R Coates
May 31, 1925 - Sep 2, 2000
Marietta, GA
Susan M Coates
Nov 12, 1948 - Jun 27, 1994
Sylvester Coates
Jul 24, 1944 - Oct 24, 2000
Cilla Coates
Jul 1, 1873 - January 1967
Eastman, Georgia
Jerry Coates
Feb 15, 1954 - Aug 12, 2008
Roosevelt Coates
May 28, 1910 - July 1971
Bellaire, Ohio

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Calhoun, GA
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Augustus Bowman
Jan 24, 1910 - April 1974
Buckhead, Georgia
Rosie Mills
Apr 15, 1905 - November 1983
Jackson, Georgia
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