James Kammerer Yates

b. 22 December 1923, d. 20 May 1995
  • James Kammerer Yates was born on 22 December 1923 in Peking, China.
  • Theodore and Jean Yates, and children James and Christine, arrived in the Port of Seattle on 30 July 1920, aboard the SS President McKinley, having departed Shanghai, China, on the 14th.
  • The following appeared on 4 May 1971 in The Augusta Chronicle: Funeral services for Miss Gwendoline M. Yates will be at 4 p.m. today at the Salvation Army Chapel with the Major Ernest Wisxon officiating. Burial will be at Westover Memorial Park. /P/ Pallbearers will be Jim Yates, Dr. Jack Rheney, Dr. Ted Rheney, T.A. Reeder, J. P. Hohnson and Lonnie Davis. /P/ Friends may call at the Platt's Funeral Home or at the residence, 2256 Central Ave.
  • The following appeared on 19 June 1971 in The Augusta Chronicle: Major Florence M. Yates of the Salvation Army, a former resident of Augusta who lived in Atlanta, Ga., died Thursday in a Columbia, S.C., hospital following an extended illness. /P/ Funeral services will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Salvation Army Citadel here with Major Howard Lynch officiating assisted by Major Ernest Wixon. Burial will be in Westover Memorial Park. /P/ She and her sister, Miss Gwendoline M. Yates, who died May 2, 1971, had a home at 2256 Central Ave. Major Yates was a native of Lawrence, Mass., and had been an officer in the Salvation Army 30 years before retirement 10 years ago. Her last appointment was territorial headquarters in Atlanta, Ga. /P/ Survivors include her brother, Dr. Theodore Yates of Columbia, S.C; three nephews, Dr. Jack Rheney of Orangeburg, S.C., Dr. Theodore B. Rheney of Atlanta and James K. Yates of San Francisco, Calif; and a niece, Dr. Christina Parr of Columbia. /P/ Friends may call at Platt's Funeral Home or at the residence, 2256 Central Ave.
  • The following appeared on 22 March 1993 in The Augusta Chronicle: (Summerville, S.C.) Dr. Theodore Markland Yates, 98, died Friday, March 19, 1993, at his residence. /P/ Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Westover Memorial Park. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Shandon Presbyterian Church, Columbia, S.C. /P/ Dr. Yates, a native of Bishop-Auckland County, Durham, England, was a medical doctor of urology, had been a medical missionary in China, was an elder in the Shandon Presbyterian Church, worked with the Veterans Hospital of Columbia for 20 years, where he served as Chief of Urology, and was a major in the Army and served during World War II. /P/ Survivors include a daughter, Dr. Christina Yates Parr, Columbia, a son, James K. Yates, San Francisco, Calif., and five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. /P/ Parks Funeral Home, Summerville is in charge of the arrangements.
  • James Kammerer Yates died on 20 May 1995 at age 71 in San Francisco, San Francisco County, California.
  • Last Edited: 7 Jun 2010