Jack Yates
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Jack Lanier Yates (1926 - 2011)

Jack Lanier Yates
Born in Franklin, Washington, Louisiana, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 31 Oct 1947 in Tylertown, Walthall, Mississippi, United Statesmap
[children unknown]
Died in Husser, Tangipahoa, Louisiana, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 10 Aug 2015
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Jack Yates lived in Louisiana.



Jack Yates served in the United States Army in World War II
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And a resident of Husser died October 29, 2011 after a destructive fire at his home. He was a native of Washington Parish and a U.S. Army veteran, having served in Europe during World War II.

Survived by:

Daughter: Rebecca Yates of Franklinton

Son: Richard Adrian Yates of Springfield

Granddaughter: Lindsey Yates

Sister: Alice Chlothilde West of Charlotte, NC

He was preceded in death by his parents Charles Murray Yates and Willetta Gardner Yates, wife Margie Miley Yates, brothers Donice Yates, Albert “Pud” Yates, Maurice Yates, and sister Lela Belle Westmoreland

A graveside funeral service will be held at 11 am Saturday January 28th at Edwards Cemetery, off of Hwy 16 near Amite. The family requests those wishing to attend the service should gather at Sharon Missionary Baptist on Hwy 16, at 10:30 Saturday before proceeding to the cemetery


Letter from Jack Lanier Yates to his uncle Frederick Whitehurst Yates

Burial: Edwards Cemetery Tangipahoa Parish Louisiana, USA Find A Grave: Memorial #146975392


  • 1930 Census: Wiletta, LelaBelle (9), C Maurice (7), John D (6), Jack (4), Albert (2) and baby Alice. [1]
  • 1940 Census: Charles (50, Willetta (49), children Leta Bell (19), Maurice (17), Donice (15), Jack (14), Albert (12), Cloteal (10) [2]
  • U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1
  • U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 2
  • U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
  • U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
  • United States Obituary Collection Detail:Issue State: Louisiana; Issue Date: Before 1951 Detail:Publication Date: 27 Jan 2012; Publication Place: Bogalusa, Louisiana, USA


  1. ↑ Year: 1930; Census Place: Police Jury Ward 1, Washington, Louisiana; Roll: 824; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0001; Image: 592.0; FHL microfilm: 2340559 Enumeration District : 0001; Description: POLICE JURY WARD 1 Source Information Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls.
  2. ↑ Year: 1940; Census Place: Washington, Louisiana; Roll: T627_1463; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 59-1 Description: POLICE JURY WARD 1Ancestry.com. 1940 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls.

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Yates-2665 and Yates-4067 appear to represent the same person because: Same date of birth, same date of death, same spouse.
posted by Crispin Reedy

Jack is 22 degrees from Jaki Erdoes, 20 degrees from Wallis Windsor and 18 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.