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Harry Howard Bates

Harry Howard Bates

Male 1889 - 1965  (76 years)

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  • Name Harry Howard Bates 
    Born 10 Aug 1889  Charles Town, Jefferson County, WV, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 12 Apr 1940  300 W Ridley Ave., Ridley Park, Delaware County, PA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1940 Federal Census, Pennsylvania, Delaware County, Ridley Park, Enumeration District 23-157, Sheet 6B.
    1940 Federal Census, Pennsylvania, Delaware County, Ridley Park, Enumeration District 23-157, Sheet 6B.
    1940 Federal Census, Pennsylvania, Delaware County, Ridley Park, Enumeration District 23-157, Sheet 6B.
    Address 1956  300 Glenloch Road,Ridley Park, Delaware County, PA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 15 Dec 1965  300 Glenlock Rd., Ridley Park, Delaware County, PA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Delaware County Daily Times, 16 Dec 1965: H. H. Bates; Engineer Dies at 76

      Harry H. Bates, 76, manager of Works Engineering of Westinghouse Electric Corp., Lester plant until his retirement in 1954, died Wednesday night at his home, 300 Glebnlock Road, Ridley Park.

      Mr. Bares after his retirement was a professor in the engineering department at Pennsylvania Military College. He was president of the board of directors of Taylor Hospital in Ridley Park. He served as a director of the Elmwood Savings and Loan Association of Philadelphia and Ridley Park and was a former member of the Ridley Park School Board.

      He was a graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute of Blacksburg, Va., where he received both a bachelor and maters degree in Mechanical Engineering. Following his graduation he served in the American Expeditionary Forces as a captain during World War I.

      Mr. Bates was a member of Col. C. C. Pierce Post 649 American Legion of Ridley Park, The University Club of Ridley Park, National Honorary Engineering Society, Tau Beta Pi National Society of Professional Engineers and was a Fellow in the American Association for the advancement of Science.

      He was elected to the Board of Taylor Hospital April 15, 1935 and was named president on June 16, 1952.

      He is survived by his widow, the former Martha Darlington Helms; a son William H. of Gradyville; a daughter, Mrs. Donald F. Bruce of Wallingford, a sister, Mrs. Neville R. Ridgely of Timonium, Md. and six grandchildren.

      Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Griffith Chapel, 520 Chester Pike, Norwood. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

      Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the chapel.
    Death certificate of Harry Howard Bates.
    Death certificate of Harry Howard Bates.
    Death certificate of Clarence Lamar Zettlemoyer.
    Buried 18 Dec 1965  Mount Hope Cemetery, Aston, Delaware County, PA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1717  Helms Family
    Last Modified 1 Apr 2018 

    Father William Grantham Bates,   b. 11 Jan 1860,   d. 19 Mar 1921  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Susan Rebecca Smith,   b. 8 May 1861,   d. 18 Apr 1948, Middleway, Jefferson County, WV, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Family ID F1236  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha Darlington Helms,   b. 10 Jan 1895, Chester, Delaware County, PA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1994  (Age 99 years) 
    Married 30 Jun 1922  Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. William Helms Bates,   b. 22 Mar 1925, Ridley Park, Delaware County, PA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1982, 1833 Middletown Rd, Glen Mills, Delaware County, PA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
    +2. Marion Bates,   b. 24 May 1928, Ridley Park, Delaware County, PA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 5 Jan 2014 
    Family ID F536  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Aug 1889 - Charles Town, Jefferson County, WV, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Jun 1922 - Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 12 Apr 1940 - 300 W Ridley Ave., Ridley Park, Delaware County, PA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAddress - 1956 - 300 Glenloch Road,Ridley Park, Delaware County, PA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Dec 1965 - 300 Glenlock Rd., Ridley Park, Delaware County, PA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 18 Dec 1965 - Mount Hope Cemetery, Aston, Delaware County, PA, USA Link to Google Earth
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