Dr. Mary E. Bates

October 27, 2020 10:47 am Published by

Dr. Mary E. Bates, a physician, animal welfare advocate and political advocate, began her relationship with the League. Dr. Bates, along with her financial support, kept the League functioning through the lean years—teens, 20s, 30s and 40s. Upon her death in 1954, she left an estate gift that provided for homeless animals well beyond her lifetime.

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