George Gates Jr. established Gates Furniture in Grants Pass, Oregon in 1946. The original 5000 square foot store was located on the corner of 7th and H Street.
Gates Furniture quickly gained a trustworthy reputation within the community. With their focus on providing great bedroom, dining room and living room furniture values and customer satisfaction, Gates Furniture became one of the Rogue Valley’s most popular furniture stores of the 50’s and 60’s.
Did you know George was a Chief Photographer during WWII? George served on the USN USS Tennessee in the South Pacific Theater from 1941 – 1945.