Ray Albert Bates

9 March 1915–10 January 1980 (Age 64)
Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho, United States

The Life Summary of Ray Albert

When Ray Albert Bates was born on 9 March 1915, in Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho, United States, his father, Orin E. Bates, was 23 and his mother, Nellie Ruth Clifford, was 20. He married Ada Hauptman on 26 June 1946, in Dillon, Beaverhead, Montana, United States. He lived in Clark, Jefferson, Idaho, United States in 1920 and Rigby Election Precinct 1, Jefferson, Idaho, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 10 January 1980, in Twin Falls, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ray Albert Bates
Lola Mae Burroughs
Marriage: 12 June 1958

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 June 1958Bozeman, Gallatin, Montana, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 1
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
    1921 · Bonneville County Courthouse is built
    Age 6
    In 1921, the Bonneville county courthouse was built. It was designed by Lionel Fisher and Charles Aitken, two architects that helped build a number of government buildings in Idaho.
    1935 · The FBI is Established
    Age 20
    The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Bate with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This surname is also common in Ireland.Americanized form of German Betz . See also Betts .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (22)

    • Ray Albert Bates in household of Orin Bates, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Ray A. Bates, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"
    • Ray Albert Bates, "Idaho, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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