Robert Bates

30 June 1931–November 1994 (Age 63)
Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States

The Life of Robert

Robert Bates was born on 30 June 1931, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States. He died in November 1994, in California, United States, at the age of 63.

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World Events (3)

1932

Age 1

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1932

Age 1

Los Angeles, California, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 3

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 

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 (2)

  • Sheryl M Marcum, "California, Birth Index, 1905-1995"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Robert Bates - male

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