Joseph Coates (1917 - 1980)

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Joseph Coates
1917 - 1980
updated February 06, 2019
Joseph Coates was born on September 4, 1917. He died in May 1980 at 62 years old. We know that Joseph Coates had been residing in Lake Worth, Palm Beach County, Florida 33461.


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Joseph Coates passed away in May 1980 at age 62. He was born on September 4, 1917. We have no information about Joseph's immediate family. We know that Joseph Coates had been residing in Lake Worth, Palm Beach County, Florida 33461.
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In 1917, in the year that Joseph Coates was born, 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 1933, at the age of 16 years old, Joseph was alive when the day after being inaugurated, the new President, Franklin Roosevelt, declared a four-day bank holiday to stop people from withdrawing their money from shaky banks (the bank run). Within 5 days of his administration, the Emergency Banking Act was passed - reorganizing banks and closing insolvent ones. In his first 100 days, he asked Congress to repeal Prohibition (which they did), signed the Tennessee Valley Authority Act, signed legislation that paid commodity farmers to leave their fields fallow, thus ending surpluses and boosting prices, signed a bill that gave workers the right to unionize and bargain collectively for higher wages and better working conditions as well as suspending some antitrust laws and establishing a federally funded Public Works Administration, and won passage of 12 other major laws that helped the economy.

In 1954, at the age of 37 years old, Joseph was alive 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 1960, when he was 43 years old, on September 26th, the first televised debate for a Presidential campaign in the United States - Kennedy vs Nixon - was held. Seventy million people watched the debate on TV. The debate pre-empted the very popular Andy Griffith Show.

In 1980, in the year of Joseph Coates's passing, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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Joseph Syrett Coates
around 1908 - Jan 15, 1947
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around 1900 - Sep 17, 1939
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around 1919 - May 29, 1940
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around 1909 - Aug 7, 1944
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around 1863 - Apr 7, 1918
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around 1897 - Apr 25, 1918
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Joseph J Coates
Born: around 1918
New Jersey, United States
Joseph G Coates
Born: around 1923
Washington, United States
Joseph W Coates
Born: around 1915
California, United States
Joseph B Coates
Born: around 1920
Indiana, United States
Joseph S Coates
Born: around 1919
United States
Joseph H Coates
Born: around 1916
Pennsylvania, United States

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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
George Coates
Feb 28, 1898 - May 1970
Camden, New Jersey
Sallie Coates
Feb 15, 1909 - Jun 2, 1990
Maggie Coates
Jul 16, 1905 - February 1977
Grace Coates
Nov 24, 1914 - August 1984
Lagrange, Georgia
J H Coates
Apr 16, 1917 - Apr 12, 1989
Griffin, GA
Anna B Coates
Nov 15, 1921 - Apr 15, 2002
Tampa, FL
B C Coates
May 27, 1915 - Oct 3, 1994
Moultrie, GA
Julia H Coates
Aug 19, 1893 - Jan 15, 1968
Griffin, GA
Willie C Coates
Oct 6, 1962 - Aug 22, 2011
McIntyre, GA
Norma J Coates
Oct 31, 1919 - Feb 1, 2005
Jacksonville, FL
Howard Eugene Coates
Sep 10, 1930 - May 23, 2008
Pismo Beach, California
Icera Coates
Dec 12, 1912 - Sep 15, 2005
Dublin, GA

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John Shipp
Apr 11, 1900 - May 1972
Talbotton, Georgia
Charlie Powell
Mar 30, 1907 - November 1983
Cincinnati, Ohio
Maudie L Pate
Aug 23, 1925 - Jun 16, 1991
Roby Gray
Mar 3, 1923 - October 1978
Mary M Walker
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John Heuston
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Leslie Burks
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Butler, Georgia
Bob Davis
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Hammond, LA
Dora Sanders
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Phenix City, AL
Edward L Cameron
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Elmer Cameron
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Charles J Gatlin
Jul 10, 1924 - Jul 10, 1990
Mildred Jewell Austin
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Harold Rainbow
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Ralph Franklin
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Bobby D Moore
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