Katharine Lee Bates bio

Birth Name: Katharine Lee Bates

Occupation: Songwriter

Place Of Birth: MA

Date Of Birth: August 12, 1859

Date Of Death: March 28, 1929

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Katharine Lee Bates was born on the 12th of August, 1859. She was famous for being a Songwriter. Wrote the lyrics to “America the Beautiful” and the poem “Goody Santa Claus on a Sleigh Ride” that made Mrs. Santa Claus popular.

Katharine Lee Bates was born in MA. She graduated from Wellesley College in 1880 where she later served as full professor of English literature. She was posthumously inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.

Katharine Lee Bates was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Katharine Lee Bates was born in 1850s.

Katharine Lee Bates is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Katharine Lee Bates’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Katharine Lee Bates’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Katharine Lee Bates was born in the Year of the Goat.

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REAL NAME: Katharine Lee Bates
NICKNAME: Katharine
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Katharine Lee Bates was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Katharine Lee Bates was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign enjoy being alone with their thoughts. They're creative thinkers, economic, cautitous and appreciate the arts, they can also be indecisive.

Ruling Planet: Katharine Lee Bates had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Katharine Lee Bates’s birth sign is Leo and she had a ruling planet of Sun.

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