Pottawattamie County

John William Kates

 

 

KATES AT NAVAL BASE IN SOUTH

John William Kates, 520 South First street, is now on duty at the ship repair unit at the New Orleans naval repair base. Kates enlisted in the navy in December, 1943, and chose the ship repair unit branch of the navy. Prior to entering the service, Kates, who is an electrician’s mate 2/c, was employed by the Northwestern Bell Telephone company, at Council Bluffs. His wife, Mrs. Hazel Kates, lives here.

Source: The Council Bluffs Nonpareil, Council Bluffs, Friday, May 25, 1945, Page 10