James T Sims (1937 - 2009)

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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

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

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1937 - In the year that James T Sims was born, on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

1963 - James was 26 years old when the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

1981 - When he was 44 years old, on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

1988 - By the time he was 51 years old, on December 21st, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie Scotland. The explosion killed all 259 people on board and another 11 on the ground. The flight had left Heathrow Airport in London less than an hour before, on its way to New York. After an exhaustive (and long) investigation it came to be believed that two individuals from Libya had planted the bomb.

1994 - At the age of 57 years old, James was alive when on May 6th, former political prisoner, lawyer, and activist Nelson Mandela was elected the first black President of South Africa. He was 75 when he was elected and he served one five-year term.

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James T Sims died on December 18, 2009 at 72 years old. No cause of death has been listed for James. He was born on May 23, 1937. We are unaware of information about James's immediate family. We know that James T Sims had been residing in Saint Louis, Saint Louis County, Missouri.

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