John Gates (1891 - 1968)

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John Gates
1891 - 1968
updated February 06, 2019
John Gates was born on October 4, 1891. He died in March 1968 at age 76. We know that John Gates had been residing in Houston, Harris County, Texas 77008.


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John Gates died in March 1968 at 76 years old. He was born on October 4, 1891. We are unaware of information about John's surviving family. We know that John Gates had been residing in Houston, Harris County, Texas 77008.
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In 1891, in the year that John Gates was born, on March 14th, a lynch mob stormed the Old Parish Prison. The mob lynched 11 of the 19 Italians who were arrested for - but found to be innocent of - the murder of New Orleans Police Chief David Hennessy.

In 1917, John was 26 years old when the U.S. Virgin Islands were purchased from Denmark in January. While they are U.S. citizens, Virgin Islanders are ineligible to vote for the President of the United States.

In 1922, John was 31 years old when on November 4th, British Egyptologists George Carnarvon and Howard Carter unearthed the first step leading to King Tutankhamen's tomb in the Valley of the Kings. By the end of the month they had unearthed the steps and broken through the door into the intact tomb. This was the only tomb that had remained unlooted that had been found (and is, to date). Filled with gold, jewels, and ancient everyday items, the find was priceless - in terms of money and history.

In 1932, by the time he was 41 years old, on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1968, in the year of John Gates's passing, on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

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Other John Gateses

John Thomas Gates
around 1923 - Nov 7, 1944
John Oswald Gates
Died: Aug 23, 1916
John Lothian Gates
Died: Jul 20, 1944
John Henry Gates
around 1886 - Apr 9, 1942
John George Gates
around 1900 - Jul 19, 1920
John Francis Gates
Died: Dec 3, 1917
John E. Gates
around 1916 - Oct 6, 1944
John Allison Gates
around 1900 - Aug 27, 1918
John Gates
Died: Dec 22, 1944
John Gates
around 1880 - Nov 27, 1917
John Gates
around 1876 - Mar 13, 1917
John Gates
Born: around 1924
New York, United States
John R Gates
Born: around 1922
Idaho, United States
John C Gates
Born: around 1919
Montana, United States
John G Gates
Born: around 1917
California, United States
John W Gates
Born: around 1926
Oregon, United States
John S Gates
Born: around 1912
Washington, United States
John R Gates
Born: around 1911
California, United States
John W Gates
Born: around 1917
Washington, United States
John W Gates
Born: around 1921
Washington, United States

Other Gateses

John Gates
Dec 24, 1904 - February 1987
A W Gates
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
Jennie Leah Gates
Sep 30, 1927 - Feb 20, 2011
Houston, Texas
Ima Gates
Apr 12, 1909 - April 1977
San Antonio, Texas

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