Bernard R Bates

8 October 1926–17 October 2010 (Age 84)
Eau Galle, Dunn, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Bernard R

When Bernard R Bates was born on 8 October 1926, in Eau Galle, Dunn, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Harry Ignatz Bates, was 30 and his mother, Rose Catherine Hartung, was 32. He married Marie T. Meixner on 27 August 1951. He lived in Elmwood, West Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States in 2005. He died on 17 October 2010, in Elmwood, Pierce, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Elmwood, Pierce, Wisconsin, United States.

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Bernard R Bates
Marie T. Meixner
Marriage: 27 August 1951

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    Marie T. Meixner


27 August 1951

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1932 · Wisconsin Passes First Unemployment Compensation Law

Age 6

The nation's first unemployment compensation law was passed in Wisconsin on January 28, 1932.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 22

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Bate ( see Bartholomew ).2 Americanized form of German Betz . See also Betts .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bernard Bates in household of Harry Bates, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bernard L Bates in household of Harry I Bates, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bernard Bates in entry for Miss Rosanne B Clark, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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