Marjorie Louise Bates

4 July 1923–March 2003 (Age 79)
Escondido, San Diego, California, United States

The Life of Marjorie Louise

When Marjorie Louise Bates was born on 4 July 1923, in Escondido, San Diego, California, United States, her father, Louie Leroy Bates, was 24 and her mother, Irma Irene Brooksbank, was 25. She married Charley Harris Skogley on 16 March 1946, in Medford, Taylor, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Escondido Judicial Township, San Diego, California, United States in 1940. She died in March 2003, in Morton, Tazewell, Illinois, United States, at the age of 79.

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Charley Harris Skogley
Marjorie Louise Bates
Marriage: 16 March 1946
Linda Louise Skogley
Donald Skogley

Spouse and Children

16 March 1946
Medford, Taylor, Wisconsin, United States


    Linda Louise Skogley


    Donald Skogley


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World Events (8)

1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 2

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 21

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

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)

  • Marjorie Bates in household of Louie L Bates, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Marjorie L Bates in household of Louie L Bates, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marjorie L Bates in entry for Chalres H Skogley, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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