Robert Paul Bates

2 March 1905–12 June 1985 (Age 80)
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Robert Paul

When Robert Paul Bates was born on 2 March 1905, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Joseph Henry Bates, was 24 and his mother, Anna May Sheip, was 23. He married Helen Clark on 18 June 1932, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States. He died on 12 June 1985, in his hometown, at the age of 80.

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Robert Paul Bates
Helen Clark
Marriage: 18 June 1932

Spouse and Children

18 June 1932
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 1

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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 (1)

  • Robert Paul Bates, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Births, 1860-1906"

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