Alfred Benton Pate

11 April 1908–17 September 1994 (Age 86)
Tyler, Texas, United States

The Life of Alfred Benton

When Alfred Benton Pate was born on 11 April 1908, in Tyler, Smith, Texas, United States, his father, William Jackson Pate, was 58 and his mother, Adaline McCree Campbell, was 40. He lived in Tyler, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 1, Tyler, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 17 September 1994, in Waco, McLennan, Texas, United States, at the age of 86.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Alfred Benton Pate
Theresa Dudley Lovell

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 6

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Age 23

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: from the personal name Pat(t), Pate, a short form of Patrick .2 English and Scottish: nickname for a man with a bald head, from Middle English pate ‘head’, ‘skull’.3 French (Paté): from Old French pat(t)é ‘with paws’, ‘pawed’ (from pat(t)e ‘paw’), a nickname, applied presumably to a man with large and clumsy hands and feet.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Alfred B Pate in household of William J Pate, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alfred B Patt in household of William J Patt, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Alford B Pate, "United States Census, 1940"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.