Rudolph Sims

1926–1991 (Age 65)
Marianna, Jackson, Florida, United States

The Life of Rudolph

Rudolph Sims was born on 24 February 1926, in Marianna, Jackson, Florida, United States. He married Norma Sellers on 15 October 1946, in Marianna, Jackson, Florida, United States. He died on 23 March 1991, in Bonifay, Holmes, Florida, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Bonifay, Holmes, Florida, United States.

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Rudolph Sims
1926–1991
Norma Sellers
1924–1994
Marriage: 15 October 1946

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
15 October 1946
Marianna, Jackson, Florida, United States

World Events (8)

1927

Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1941 · Florida Involvement in World War II

Age 15

Similar to the first World War, Florida's location and temperature served as an ideal location for military training; in fact, Florida would end up having 172 military installations. As a result of World War II growth, Camp Blanding became the fourth largest city in Florida, capable of housing over 55,000 soldiers. Many Floridians sacrificed their lives among other Americans to win the war; it's estimated that about 3,000 U.S. deaths were from Floridian troops.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 18

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Sim .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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