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Thelma Geraldine Simms (1926 - 2002)

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Thelma Geraldine Simms
1926 - 2002
Born
November 5, 1926
Collinsville, Tulsa County, Oklahoma United States 74021
Death
April 14, 2002
Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma
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Thelma Geraldine Simms was born on November 5, 1926 in Collinsville, Oklahoma United States. According to her family tree, Thelma was mother to 2 children. She married Wilbert Marshall and they later divorced. They had children Thomas Bernard Marshall and William Marshall. She died on April 14, 2002 in Tulsa, Oklahoma at 75 years old.
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Thelma Geraldine Simms, mother to 2 children, died on April 14, 2002 in Tulsa, Oklahoma at 75 years old. She was buried in Rose Hill Funeral Home and Memorial Park, Tulsa, Oklahoma United States. She was born on November 5, 1926 in Collinsville, Oklahoma United States. According to her family tree, she married Wilbert Marshall and they later divorced. They had children Thomas Bernard Marshall and William Marshall.
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In 1926, in the year that Thelma Geraldine Simms was born, on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

In 1933, by the time she was only 7 years old, on December 5th, the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified. The 21st Amendment said "The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed." Alcohol was legal again! It was the only amendment to the Constitution approved for the explicit purpose of repealing a previously existing amendment. South Carolina was the only state to reject the Amendment.

In 1962, at the age of 36 years old, Thelma was alive when on August 5th, actress and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe died in Brentwood California. She was ruled to have died from suicide due to a drug overdose. There has been controversy regarding the circumstances ever since, due to her relationships with Jack and Bobby Kennedy.

In 1974, at the age of 48 years old, Thelma was alive when on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

In 1981, she was 55 years old when 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%.

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