William Bates (1883 - 1969)

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William Bates
1883 - 1969
updated February 06, 2019
William Bates was born on November 10, 1883. He died in May 1969 at age 85. We know that William Bates had been residing in Everett, Snohomish County, Washington 98201.


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William Bates passed away in May 1969 at age 85. He was born on November 10, 1883. We are unaware of information about William's family. We know that William Bates had been residing in Everett, Snohomish County, Washington 98201.
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In 1883, in the year that William Bates was born, from August 26th through August 27th, Krakatoa - in Indonesia - erupted. 70% of the island - 163 villages - were destroyed and more than 36,400 people were killed by the eruption and the tsunami resulting from it. It was one of the deadliest volcanic eruptions ever.

In 1900, by the time he was 17 years old, the unemployment rate in the U.S. was 5.0% and the cost of a first-class stamp was $0.02. 31% of all workers were employed in the public service sector, 19% of women were employed (1 percent of all lawyers and 6 percent of physicians were women), 6% of the workforce were children, and 14% of the workforce was "non-white."

In 1926, he was 43 years old when on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1956, he was 73 years old when on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1969, in the year of William Bates's passing, on July 20th, the first men walked on the moon. Apollo 11 astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. both walked on the moon but it was Armstrong who first stepped on the moon. They fulfilled the promise of President Kennedy's commitment in 1961 to put a man on the moon before the end of the decade.

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Other William Bateses

William Voss Bates
around 1911 - Mar 7, 1945
William Thomas Bates
around 1919 - Apr 3, 1944
William S. Bates
Died: Aug 16, 1916
William Robert Bates
Died: Jul 3, 1916
William Joshua Bates
around 1892 - Jul 17, 1916
William Joseph Bates
around 1910 - Jan 17, 1941
William John Farrow Bates
Died: Jul 31, 1917
William John Bates
around 1919 - Jun 21, 1940
William John Bates
around 1874 - Nov 14, 1915
William James Worth Bates
around 1892 - Jun 25, 1917
William James Bates
around 1895 - Mar 27, 1916
William James Bates
around 1881 - Aug 6, 1915
William Holdsworth Bates
around 1890 - Sep 2, 1915
William Henry Bates
around 1898 - Aug 24, 1917
William Henry Bates
Died: Mar 27, 1945
William Henry Bates
around 1885 - Apr 13, 1917

Other Bateses

James Bates
Jan 27, 1908 - January 1987
Seattle, Washington
Vernon J Bates
Dec 6, 1976 - May 15, 2001
Emma J Bates
Aug 23, 1916 - Aug 28, 2009
Eatonville, WA
Delbert O Bates
Oct 6, 1916 - Jun 16, 1998
Redmond, WA
Lloyd A Bates
Oct 20, 1910 - Jan 14, 1999
Olympia, WA
Marjorie J Bates
Mar 4, 1912 - Sep 18, 1988
Olympia, WA
Laura E Bates
Jan 10, 1918 - Jul 18, 2009
Yakima, WA
W Joe Bates
Aug 25, 1915 - Jun 2, 1992
Seattle, WA
Elmer Bates
Feb 15, 1907 - May 1974
Bellingham, Washington
James Bates
Nov 29, 1884 - November 1974
Greenbelt, Maryland
Maxine M Bates
Jun 8, 1912 - Mar 18, 1993
Seattle, WA
Otha Bates
Oct 28, 1887 - October 1974
Wenatchee, Washington
Florence Bates
May 5, 1924 - April 1977
Lois A Bates
Mar 14, 1917 - Jul 31, 1988
Bremerton, WA
Myrtle Bates
Sep 19, 1892 - June 1971
Renton, Washington
Sam Bates
Jul 6, 1898 - November 1975
Portland, Oregon
Forrest F Bates
Sep 27, 1921 - Dec 14, 2001
Prosser, WA
Mabel Bates
Jun 26, 1914 - September 1974
Spokane, Washington
Nellie Bates
Aug 22, 1904 - October 1980
Portland, Oregon
Beverly Jean Bates
Oct 10, 1922 - Sep 26, 2001
Ridgefield, WA

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James Mezo
Jun 29, 1915 - August 1985
Deming, Washington
Norma Newman
May 5, 1895 - February 1971
Kent, Washington
Ralph L Morlock
Nov 11, 1901 - Jan 8, 1993
Peck, ID
Leo Johnson
Sep 16, 1909 - May 1968
Seattle, Washington
Earl Blakely
Oct 26, 1890 - December 1972
Tenino, Washington
Marie Brickert
Jun 9, 1900 - November 1967
Tenino, Washington
Maurice Simons
May 14, 1912 - August 1980
Silverdale, Washington
John Lind
Jun 3, 1906 - September 1966
George E Moore
May 5, 1906 - Jun 24, 1995
Madras, OR
Chester Ray Binkie
Aug 1, 1918 - Mar 13, 1996
Sitka, AK
William D Mckay
Jul 23, 1887 - Sep 15, 1973
Bakersfield, CA
Richard Roberts
Jul 29, 1908 - June 1981
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Cleo Peters
Apr 27, 1914 - October 1985
Des Moines, Iowa
Rufus Mcalpine
Apr 28, 1878 - June 1974
Salem, Oregon
Edna C Farlow
Jun 7, 1911 - November 1988
Grayland, WA
Harold Lane
Dec 19, 1920 - December 1984
Albuquerque, New Mexico
George Lytle
Feb 10, 1898 - June 1978
Ocean Shores, Washington
Harry Deagon
May 18, 1901 - January 1985
Auburn, Washington
L J Bommerscheim
Apr 25, 1917 - Mar 28, 2004
Hoquiam, WA
Voyle P Wright
Aug 29, 1918 - Oct 1, 2007
Lacey, WA
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