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Jefferson Davis Bates

Jefferson Davis Bates, American writer, communications executive. Member Lee High Village Civic Association, Fairfax, 1974-1987. Member National Capital Speakers Association (life), Washington Indiana Writers Association, The Writer's Center (board directors 1984-1990), Potomac River Jazz Club (board directors 1984-1985).

Background

  • Bates, Jefferson Davis was born on August 22, 1920 in Santa Fe. Son of Hugh Latham and Gladys Marion (Glascock) Bates.

  • Education

    • AB, Bachelor of Science in Education, Southeast Missouri State University, 1942. Master of Arts, Washington University, St. Louis, 1948.

    Career

    • Editorial director United States Department Air Force, Washington, 1955-1957. Report writer Atomic Energy Commission, 1957-1958, National Aeronautical and Space Administration, Washington, 1958-1960, speechwriter, 1961-1964, head speechwriting branch, 1964-1973. Director publications Reed Research, Inc., 1960-1961.

      President Juris Doctor Bates & Associates, Fairfax, Virginia, from 1974. President, board directors Hampton Bates Associate Inc., Arlington, Virginia, 1979-1984, Speak/Write Systems, Inc., Fairfax, 1984-1987. Public, president The Pogment Press, Fairfax, since 1985.

      Board directors The Writer's Center, Washington.

    Works

    • Writing With Precision
    • Hardcover: 275 pages Publisher: Acropolis Books Ltd; 5th Revised edition edition (December 1990) Language: English

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member Lee High Village Civic Association, Fairfax, 1974-1987. Member National Capital Speakers Association (life), Washington Indiana Writers Association, The Writer's Center (board directors 1984-1990), Potomac River Jazz Club (board directors 1984-1985).

    Personality

    Interests

    Music.

    Connections

    • Married Sarah Margaret Kemp. Children: William Loyd, Stacy Ellen Bates Yungkurth.
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    Born August 22, 1920
    Died January 24, 2002
    (aged 81)
    • 1942
      Bachelor of Science in Education
    • 1948
      Washington University
    • 1955 - 1957
      Editorial director, United States Department Air Force
      Washington, United States
    • 1957 - 1958
      report writer, Atomic Energy Commission
    • 1958 - 1960
      report writer, Atomic Energy Commission
      Washington, United States
    • 1960 - 1961
      director, publications Reed Research
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