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John Fetzer Bates

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).

Background

  • Bates, John Fetzer was born on April 6, 1938 in Salt Lake City. Son of Lucian H. and Elizabeth (Fetzer) Bates.

  • Education

    • Student, University Hamburg, Federal Republic Germany, 1960—1961. Bachelor, University Utah, 1963. Juris Doctor, University Utah, 1971.

    Career

    • 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.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Utah 1971.

    Views

    Heaven is the place where God lives and the future home of those who do God’s will and follow the teachings of Jesus Christ.

    Membership

    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).

    Connections

    • Married Christa Magdalena Kohler, September 7, 1961. Children: John-Alfred, Carolyn, Michael.
    • father: Lucian H. Bates
    • mother: Elizabeth (Fetzer) Bates
    • spouse: Christa Magdalena Kohler
    • children: John-Alfred Bates
    • Carolyn Bates
    • Michael Bates
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