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 Edward E. Gates, Sr.

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Edward E. Gates, Sr.

  • Birth 23 Aug 1871 Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 21 Apr 1935
  • Burial Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
  • Plot Sec: 6, Lot: 5
  • Memorial ID 45905848

Courts and lawyers of Indiana, Volume 3 By Leander John Monks
1916 - Page 1257 – 1258

Edward E Gates of Indianapolis was born on August 23 1871 in Indianapolis Indiana
His parents were Alfred B and Elizabeth Murdock Gates the father having been engaged
in the wholesale grocery trade before his death in 1903 Edward E Gates took
advantage of the local schools and graduated from Yale University in 1891 He
attended both the Indiana Law School and that of New York graduating in 1895 He
became a member of the bar the same year and became chief clerk with the firm of
Baker & Daniels He was a member of the firm of Matson Gates & Ross In 1911 the firm
became Henley Matson & Gates In 1915 he formed a partnership with Quincy A Myers
whose term of office as Judge of the Supreme court of Indiana expired on January 3
1915 the firm being Myers & Gates Mr Gates is a Republican a member of the
Indianapolis Indiana State and American Bar Associations the Columbia Club of
Indianapolis the Knights of Pythias and the Lincoin League He has been president of
the latter He served in the war with Spain in the Twenty seventh Light Artillery
Indiana Volunteers Mr Gates as attorney for the Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce was
the leading counsel in the litigation between the shippers of Indianapolis and the
railroads to correct the freight rates in the hearings held before the Interstate
Commerce Commission in 1907 involving the freight rates from practically all
directions in and out of Indianapolis Mr Gates married Dorothy P Odoms and they are
the parents of three children Their home Is at 3307 North Pennsylvania street
Indianapolis


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Gravesite Details burial: APR 24,1935

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  • Created by: John C. Anderson
  • Added: 27 Dec 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 45905848
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward E. Gates, Sr. (23 Aug 1871–21 Apr 1935), Find A Grave Memorial no. 45905848, citing Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by John C. Anderson (contributor 47208015) .