Charles S. Bates (1860-1943), Architect
Charles S. Bates was born on February 26, 1860 to Alfred and Amanda Bates. He practiced architecture in Chadron, Nebraska, at least from 1887-1889. His father, Alfred Bates, from Elyria, Ohio, joined him in the Chadron business in 1887. Neither individual was found in Nebraska in the U. S. Census. He was married to Ellen Suzanna Bates. He later moved to and died in Omaha, Nebraska on September 9, 1943.
Compiled Nebraska Directory Listings
Educational & Professional Associations
Buildings & Projects
Congregational College (1887), Chadron, Nebraska.
a. Thanks to Catherine Cramer, architectural historican, Tucson, Arizona for reference 
1. Chadron Democrat (July 7, 1887), 1:3; and (May 2, 1889), 1:2.
2. "Charles S. Bates" FindaGrave.com Accessed January 10 via https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/11580384/Charles-S-Bates
D. Murphy, “Charles S. Bates (1860-1943), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, January 11, 2018. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, August 19, 2022.
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