Cecil Henry Bates

8 December 1910–13 November 2005 (Age 94)
Cleburne, Arkansas, United States

The Life Summary of Cecil Henry

When Cecil Henry Bates was born on 8 December 1910, in Cleburne, Arkansas, United States, his father, Jesse Thomas "Tom" Bates, was 32 and his mother, Annice May Little, was 26. He married Cora Evalee Spradlin on 27 July 1935, in El Paso, White, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Benton Township, Faulkner, Arkansas, United States in 1930 and El Paso, White, Arkansas, United States in 1940. He died on 13 November 2005, in Benton, Saline, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Quitman, Cleburne, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cecil Henry Bates
Cora Evalee Spradlin
Marriage: 27 July 1935
Jesse Elwood Bates
Clarence Herbert Bates
Joy Dean Bates

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 July 1935El Paso, White, Arkansas, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 2
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
    1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting
    Age 12
    In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.
    1935 · The FBI is Established
    Age 25
    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 (8)

    • Cecil H Bates in household of Barney E Sublett, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Cecil Bates, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
    • Cecil Henry Bates in household of Thomas Bates, "United States Census, 1920"

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