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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.

Views

The Heavenly Mother is like the Heavenly Father: perfect, wise, compassionate, and holy. Every human being is a beloved spirit child of heavenly parents, God the Father and a Heavenly Mother.

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.