Una Wanda Bates

19 July 1915–3 January 1996 (Age 80)
Kirby, Pike, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Una Wanda

When Una Wanda Bates was born on 19 July 1915, in Kirby, Pike, Arkansas, United States, her father, Thomas Jefferson Bates, was 29 and her mother, Allie May Park, was 23. She married Bert Saunders Clem on 16 May 1936, in Malvern, Hot Spring, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Ozan, Hempstead, Arkansas, United States in 1920 and Malvern, Hot Spring, Arkansas, United States in 1930. She died on 3 January 1996, in Benton, Saline, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Bert Saunders Clem
Una Wanda Bates
Marriage: 16 May 1936
Jeanie May Clem
Herbert Earl Clem

Spouse and Children

16 May 1936
Malvern, Hot Spring, Arkansas, United States


Parents and Siblings




    Arlie Bates


    Eva Florine Bates


World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

Age 7

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.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 22

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.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)

  • Una Bates in household of Tom Bates, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Eunia Bates in household of Thomas Bates, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Euna Clem in household of Bert S Clem, "United States Census, 1940"

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