Carolyn Louise Bates

9 January 1918–20 March 1996 (Age 78)
Madison, Lake, Ohio, United States

The Life of Carolyn Louise

When Carolyn Louise Bates was born on 9 January 1918, in Madison, Lake, Ohio, United States, her father, Fred Genung Bates, was 34 and her mother, Emma Louise White, was 31. She died on 20 March 1996, in Ohio Township, Madison, Iowa, United States, at the age of 78.

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Fred Genung Bates
Emma Louise White
Oliver Wilton Bates
Alfred Milton Bates
Walter Russell Bates
Carolyn Louise Bates
Dorothy Jane Bates

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1922 · Oldest radio station west of the Mississippi

Age 4

The Karlowa Radio Corporation, in Davenport, was issued a new license for broadcasting and with it they were randomly assigned call letters of WOC. The small studio was the first to reach the Iowa area and was identified as one of 21 stations that were desirable because of coverage area and performance. In September 1927, WOC became a member of the new NBC radio network and still is today. In 1932, Ronald Reagan got his first broadcasting job at WOC as a sportscaster and he returned in 1988 after his presidency tour. WOC is the oldest surviving broadcasting station in the middle Mississippi Valley and was the first to keep logs on their electrical consumption and their on-air programming.

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Carolyn Bates in household of Fred G Bates, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Carolyn L Bates in household of Fred G Bates, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Carolyn L Scott in household of George Scott, "United States Census, 1940"

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