Helen Sims (1886 - 1963)

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Jearlean Sims

Jearlean Sims

James Rodger Sims

James Rodger Sims

Mary Lou Sims

Mary Lou Sims

Rev. Elizabeth Smith

Rev. Elizabeth Smith

Leslie George Sims gravesite

Leslie George Sims gravesite

John & Dorothy (Richardson) Sims Marriage Certificate

John & Dorothy (Richardson) Sims Marriage Certificate

Dorothy Esther Sims Birth Certificate

Dorothy Esther Sims Birth Certificate

Samantha Monique Sims

Samantha Monique Sims

Louella Sims Clark, West Virginia

Louella Sims Clark, West Virginia

Dorothy Sims, 1939

Dorothy Sims, 1939

Helen Sims 1946 Salinas

Helen Sims 1946 Salinas

Jim Lafferty_Slim Sims 1932sa

Jim Lafferty_Slim Sims 1932sa

Jim Lafferty_Slim Sims 1932 12s

Jim Lafferty_Slim Sims 1932 12s

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Jim Lafferty friends 1923a Jearlean Sims James Rodger Sims Mary Lou Sims

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1886 - In the year that Helen Sims was born, on January 5th, Scottish novelist Robert Louis Stevenson's book the Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde was published. Immediately popular, the paperback book was sold for $1 in the U.S. - almost $25 today. Stevenson's stepson said that he wrote the first draft in under 3 days.

1908 - When she was 22 years old, President Theodore Roosevelt held the White House Conservation Conference, which lead to the establishment of the National Conservation Commission. Preparing the first inventory of the United State's natural resources, the commission was divided into four parts: water, forests, lands, and minerals.

1920 - When she was 34 years old, the National Football League, first called the American Professional Football Association, was created. College football was more popular than pro football and rising player salaries were bankrupting league owners. In response, owners created the NFL, using the pro baseball association as a model. Eleven teams were formed: the Akron Pros, Canton Bulldogs, Cleveland Indians, Dayton Triangles, Decatur Staleys, Hammond Pros, Massillon Tigers, Muncie Flyers, Racine Cardinals, Rochester Jeffersons and Rock Island Independents.

1944 - At the age of 58 years old, Helen was alive when on November 7th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a fourth term as President of the United States. Running against Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, Roosevelt won 53.4 of the popular vote, Dewey got 45.9%.

1963 - In the year of Helen Sims's passing, on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

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Helen Sims passed away in December 1963 at age 77. There is no known cause of death. She was born on July 4, 1886. We are unaware of information about Helen's family or relationships. We know that Helen Sims had been residing in Florida.

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