Porter Sims (1941 - 2002)

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Porter Sims
1941 - 2002
updated February 06, 2019
Porter Sims was born on February 26, 1941. He died on March 25, 2002 at 61 years of age. We know that Porter Sims had been residing in Sumrall, Lamar County, Mississippi 39482.

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Porter Sims died on March 25, 2002 at 61 years of age. He was born on February 26, 1941. There is no information about Porter's family or relationships. We know that Porter Sims had been residing in Sumrall, Lamar County, Mississippi 39482.
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1941 - 2002 World Events

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In 1941, in the year that Porter Sims was born, on December 7th, the Japanese attacked the military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise aerial attack damaged 8 U.S. battleships (6 later returned to service), including the USS Arizona, and destroyed 188 aircraft. 2,402 American citizens died and 1,178 wounded were wounded. On December 8th, the U.S. declared war on Japan and on December 11th, Germany and Italy (allies of Japan) declared war on the United States. World War II was in full swing.

In 1959, when he was 18 years old, on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

In 1963, he was 22 years old when 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.

In 1970, he was 29 years old when on April 10th, Paul McCartney announced that he was leaving the Beatles. (John Lennon had previously told the band that he was leaving but hadn't publicly announced it.) By the end of the year, each Beatle had his own album.

In 1995, when he was 54 years old, on May 19th, the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil - before 9/11 - took place in Oklahoma City. A truck bomb went off outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown - killing 68 people, injuring more than 680 others, and destroying one-third of the building. The most disturbing images were of children - a daycare center was hit by the bomb. The deadliest incident of domestic terrorism ever, Timothy McVeigh, Terry Nichols, and Michael Fortier were convicted of the bombing.

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Sep 22, 1946 - October 1969
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Jun 19, 1946 - Apr 14, 2011
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C M Sims Jr
Jun 12, 1947 - September 1998
Zaravean F Sims
May 17, 2002 - May 27, 2002
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Willie C Sims
Feb 9, 1945 - Sep 2, 2009
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Charles Sims
Aug 10, 1948 - Dec 5, 1992
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Mar 18, 1945 - August 1982
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Oct 6, 1943 - Aug 18, 1992
Belzoni, MS
Mary L Sims
Oct 14, 1934 - Apr 15, 2008
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Alma E Sims
Feb 12, 1908 - Aug 5, 2001
Clinton, MS
Lula B Sims
Apr 8, 1922 - Nov 21, 2001
Cullman, AL
R Sims
Apr 28, 1945 - Aug 15, 1995
Nannie Sims
Aug 25, 1898 - July 1973
Prentiss, Mississippi
Lela Sims
Jan 18, 1948 - Jan 10, 2011
Hattiesburg, MS
Charles L Sims
Dec 14, 1947 - Dec 27, 1994
Columbia, SC
J Sims
Mar 10, 1945 - November 1994
Chicago, IL
Annie Sims
Apr 13, 1896 - December 1972
Crystal Springs, Mississippi
Joe W Sims
Mar 14, 1946 - May 23, 2002
Ridgeland, MS

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