Harvey Emmons Yates

July 6, 1910 — August 19, 1999

Born in a farmhouse west of the Pecos
A wildcatter
A millionaire by age 21
Broke several times
He always recovered
Respected and loved
His word was his bond


Please enjoy these great stories told by a great storyteller.

1918 to 1921

The Spanish Flu, The Tornado, and The House Fire

1922 to 1924

The Cabin, The Trip, and the Artesia Oil Boom


The Trip Back from Mexico and The Yates Field