James I Gates (1917 - 2005)

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James I Gates
1917 - 2005
updated February 06, 2019
James I Gates was born on June 11, 1917. He died on June 19, 2005 at 88 years old. We know that James I Gates had been residing in Seminole, Seminole County, Oklahoma 74818.


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James I Gates passed away on June 19, 2005 at 88 years of age. He was born on June 11, 1917. There is no information about James's immediate family. We know that James I Gates had been residing in Seminole, Seminole County, Oklahoma 74818.
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In 1917, in the year that James I Gates was born, on July 28, between ten and fifteen thousand blacks silently walked down New York City's Fifth Avenue to protest racial discrimination and violence. Lynchings in Waco Texas and hundreds of African-Americans killed in East St. Louis Illinois had sparked the protest. Picket signs said "Mother, do lynchers go to heaven?" "Mr. President, why not make America safe for democracy?" "Thou shalt not kill." "Pray for the Lady Macbeth's of East St. Louis" and "Give us a chance to live."

In 1927, he was merely 10 years old when aviator and media darling Charles Lindbergh, age 25, made the first successful solo TransAtlantic flight. "Lucky Lindy" took off from Long Island in New York and flew to Paris, covering  3,600 statute miles and flying for 33 1⁄2-hours. His plane "The Spirit of St. Louis" was a fabric-covered, single-seat, single-engine "Ryan NYP" high-wing monoplane designed by both Lindbergh and the manufacturer's chief engineer.

In 1930, by the time he was merely 13 years old, on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1954, he was 37 years old when from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

In 1992, James was 75 years old when on April 29th, riots began in Los Angeles after the "Rodney King" verdict was issued. Four LAPD officers had been accused of using excessive force (assault) on African-American Rodney King, who had been stopped for drunk driving. The beating had been videotaped. Their acquittal sparked a 6 day riot in Los Angeles.

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Maryland, United States
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Ohio, United States
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Mississippi, United States
James H Gates
Born: around 1926
South Carolina, United States
James D Gates
Born: around 1918
Utah, United States
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Born: around 1920
Arizona, United States
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Born: around 1920
Arizona, United States
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Nov 20, 1919 - Sep 20, 1988
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Oct 4, 1891 - March 1968
Houston, Texas
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Dec 24, 1904 - February 1987
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Oct 23, 1913 - Mar 2, 1997
Cleveland, TX
Philip Gates
Nov 12, 1920 - September 1977
Austin, Texas
Ida Gates
Mar 20, 1909 - Jan 22, 2007
Seattle, WA
Ernest Gates
Jan 30, 1911 - Mar 1, 2000
Abilene, TX
Mildred Gates
Feb 24, 1920 - Jun 18, 2001
El Cajon, CA
James R Gates
Dec 28, 1921 - Dec 11, 2002
Evansville, IN
Ivie Gates
Mar 10, 1897 - December 1981
Crockett, Texas
Delma Gates
Jan 19, 1918 - November 1980
Clyde Gates
May 2, 1916 - December 1968
Effie L Gates
May 18, 1909 - Dec 5, 1990
Opal Gates
Mar 8, 1924 - Apr 28, 2006
Los Angeles, CA
O Gates
May 14, 1923 - June 1975
Brownwood, Texas
Douglas Gates
Feb 22, 1901 - July 1967
Paducah, Kentucky
Roy L Gates
Jun 24, 1926 - Aug 20, 1984
Pauline Gates
Oct 28, 1922 - Aug 26, 2006
Cleveland, Texas
Davis Gates
Apr 5, 1924 - December 1977
Fort Worth, Texas
Berta Bell Gates
Aug 15, 1923 - Aug 11, 2009

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Edward Hurd
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Antonio Hurtado
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John L Young
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Alton L Reed
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Manuel v Oliver
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Val Norman
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Jack Tharp
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Santa Fe Springs, California
Manuel Morales
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Albany, OR
Jose Parra
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Belle Allison
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