Roy T. Yates (1895-1960) —
County, N.J.; Manhattan, New York
Born in Paterson, Passaic
County, N.J., August
member of New Jersey
Republican State Committee, 1925-27; member of New
Jersey state senate from Passaic County, 1928-31; resigned 1931.
Junior Order; Patriotic
Order Sons of America.
in the abdomen, on August 14, 1931, by Miss Ruth Cranmer, in her
apartment in Manhattan, New York; this incident led to the discovery
that Miss Cranmer, apparently his mistress,
had also received checks from the State of New Jersey; the New Jersey
State Senate Judiciary committee began an investigation
into whether Sen. Yates should be impeached;
but then he resigned.
Died, of a heart
ailment, in Doctors Hospital,
Manhattan, New York
County, N.Y., March 8,
1960 (age 64 years, 213
in Easton, Conn.
Married to Elsie Southrope.||
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