When Howard Gibson Yates was born on June 21, 1912, in Weston, Missouri, his father, William, was 38 and his mother, Margaret, was 35. He married Doris Ethel Phelps on September 12, 1938, in Council Bluffs, Iowa; they divorced and both remarried, he to Mrs. Eleanore Elizabeth (Billecke) Loop Yates Rose (1917–1995). He died on February 14, 1998, in Kansas City, Kansas, at the age of 85.
↑ U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Howard G Yates
↑ U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Howard Gibson Yates, Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940, Registration Place: Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, USA, Employer: Marian Floyd
↑ Iowa Department of Public Health; Des Moines, Iowa; Series Title: Iowa Marriage Records, 1923–1937; Record Type: Microfilm Records; Howard G. Gates; Mother: Margaret Gates, Spouse: Doris L. Philps, file J78-479
↑ U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Howard G. Yates, Last Residence: Kansas City, 66111, Wyandotte, Kansas