James Storey Bates, Sr

Photo added by Mary Hunn

James Storey Bates, Sr

  • Birth 11 Dec 1923 Waelder, Gonzales County, Texas, USA
  • Death 21 Nov 1989 McAllen, Hidalgo County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Thompsonville, Gonzales County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 21772700

Graveside Services were held in Thompsonville cemetery last weekend for James Story Bates Sr. native of the area who was killed earlier in the week at his home near McAllen Tx.
Bates who was 65 was born in Waelder and moved to Rio Grande Valley in 1925 with his family. He graduated from Misson High School and attended Edinburg Junior College before receiving his law degree from the University of Texas.
He served as district attorney for Hidalgo County in 1950s.served as a state representative and was a state senator through th 1960s,leaving office in 1972.
He is survived by a son James Storey Bates Jr. and two daugthers Barbara Ann Bates, Laura Lou Bates and mother Frankie Davis Bates.


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  • Created by: Mary Hunn
  • Added: 26 Sep 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21772700
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Storey Bates, Sr (11 Dec 1923–21 Nov 1989), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21772700, citing Thompsonville Cemetery, Thompsonville, Gonzales County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Mary Hunn (contributor 46572126) .