Willard Bates

Aunt Dee's First husband. Edith Lorraine Garrison. She was homesick after living in Chicago and divorced and went back to Springfield. Have pictures of her in Bate's tavern in the 40's

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ol I., Island all WILLARD BATES, 55, tavern owner and ex-convict, was shot and killed Friday in the driveway of his home at Lyons, 111., in what police said was an apparent feud between rival slot machine gangs. Bates had sur- 'vived an assassination attempt last June by three gunmen and turned the tables by killing one of them.—NEA photo. of

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  1. Freeport Journal-Standard,
  2. 02 Nov 1957, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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  • Willard Bates — Aunt Dee's First husband. Edith Lorraine Garrison. She was homesick after living in Chicago and divorced and went back to Springfield. Have pictures of her in Bate's tavern in the 40's

    tracy913 – 12 Apr 2013

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