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Sidney R. Yates

Born: Aug 27, 1909

Death: Oct 5, 2000

Birthplace: Chicago

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Sidney R. Yates

Date of Birth : Aug 27, 1909
Date of Death : Oct 5, 2000
Birth Place : Chicago

Sidney Richard Yates was a politician from the state of Illinois. Yates was born in Chicago, Illinois and was the youngest of six children of Lithuanian immigrants. His parents were Louis and Ida Yates. Sidney R.Yates grew up in Chicago and he graduated from the University of Chicago in 1931 with a degree in philosophy and earned a law degree there in 1933. In the mid-1930's, he played semiprofessional basketball and practiced law. He also worked for Illinois state agencies overseeing railroads and commerce. He served in the United States Navy during World War II.


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