Denomination: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
John Fetzer Bates, American lawyer. Bar: Utah 1971. Secretary, counsel, member executive committee Utah Opera Company, since 1978; Member of Rocky Mountain Oil and Gas Association, Indiana Petroleum Association American (board directors since 1984), American Legion, DAV (life), Veterans of Foreign Wars (life).
Associate general counsel Mountain Fuel Supply Company, Salt Lake City, 1971—1979, Northwest Energy Company, Salt Lake City, 1979—1984. Sole practice law, since 1984. Vice president, director Pronghorn Petroleum, Salt Lake City, since 1984.
Director Grand Valley Gas Transmission Company. Served to captain United States Marine Corps, 1963-1968, Vietnam.