Charles Nims (1905 - 1983)

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Charles Nims
1905 - 1983
updated February 06, 2019
Charles Nims was born on April 5, 1905. He died in December 1983 at 78 years of age. We know that Charles Nims had been residing in Yakima, Yakima County, Washington 98901.


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Charles Nims died in December 1983 at 78 years of age. He was born on April 5, 1905. We are unaware of information about Charles's immediate family. We know that Charles Nims had been residing in Yakima, Yakima County, Washington 98901.
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In 1905, in the year that Charles Nims was born, the Niagara Falls conference was held in Fort Erie, Ontario. Led by W.E.B. Du Bois and William Monroe Trotter, a group of African-American men met in opposition to racial segregation and disenfranchisement. Booker T. Washington had been calling for policies of accommodation and conciliation and these two men, along with the others who attended the conference, felt that this was accomplishing nothing. The group was the precursor to the NAACP.

In 1935, when he was 30 years old, on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

In 1957, he was 52 years old when on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1978, by the time he was 73 years old, on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

In 1983, in the year of Charles Nims's passing, "crack" cocaine was developed in the Bahamas and spread to the United States. Previously, cocaine had been cut with other substances, diluting it. Crack was 80% pure and therefore was more addictive. It was also cheaper, making it more easily available to low income neighborhoods.

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Charles A Nims
Born: around 1902
Illinois, United States
Charles A Nims
Born: around 1919
Illinois, United States
Charles H Nims
Born: around 1921
New York, United States
Charles A Nims
Born: around 1906
New Hampshire, United States
Charles D. Nims
Born: around 1950
Charles Nims
Nov 28, 1936 - March 1986
Charles Thomas Nims
Jan 17, 1940 - Aug 17, 2007
Portland, Oregon
Charles F Nims
Jun 1, 1910 - Dec 22, 1994
Portland, OR

Other Nimses

Nell A Nims
Sep 30, 1894 - Feb 14, 1990
Ferndale, WA
Charles F Nims
Jun 1, 1910 - Dec 22, 1994
Portland, OR
Cloyse Nims
Mar 3, 1893 - May 1974
Long Beach, California
Cyrus Richard Nims
Jul 26, 1920 - Dec 18, 2007
Portland, Oregon
Creon H Nims
Jan 22, 1915 - Jun 17, 2004
Portland, OR
K A Nims
Aug 28, 1973 - February 1995
Muriel A Nims
Aug 10, 1917 - Nov 14, 1996
Portland, OR
Grace Nims
Oct 4, 1895 - June 1977
Portland, Oregon
Marguerite Beverly Nims
Jul 24, 1934 - Dec 12, 2010
Palm Desert, CA
Charles Thomas Nims
Jan 17, 1940 - Aug 17, 2007
Portland, Oregon
Joanna Nims
Jun 18, 1942 - Aug 17, 2001
Portland, OR
Mary Nims
May 8, 1908 - March 1977
Portland, Oregon
Vernon L Nims
Dec 13, 1903 - Oct 2, 1989
Seattle, WA
Forest Nims
Mar 20, 1899 - January 1980
Woodburn, Oregon
Linda Jean Nims
Jun 14, 1942 - Aug 17, 2006
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Winona A Nims
Aug 10, 1907 - Dec 17, 1999
North Pole, AK
Esther Nims
Jul 25, 1936 - March 1974
Evelyn Nims
Sep 21, 1910 - February 1986
Yuba City, California
Oliv Nims
Aug 11, 1956 - Sep 5, 2009
Inglewood, CA
Marion Nims
Mar 28, 1913 - September 1984
Culver City, California

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