Raymond Edwin Sims

1917–1994 (Age 76)
Graford, Palo Pinto, Texas, United States

The Life of Raymond Edwin

When Raymond Edwin Sims was born on 1 September 1917, in Graford, Palo Pinto, Texas, United States, his father, John Harvey Sims, was 34 and his mother, Estelle Perry Lester, was 33. He married Carole Beth Freeberg on 26 January 1938. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas, United States in 1930 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He died on 16 January 1994, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Raymond Edwin Sims
Carole Beth Freeberg
Marriage: 26 January 1938
Philip Edwin Sims

Spouse & Children

26 January 1938


Parents & Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1937 · Los Angeles California Temple

Age 20

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the Los Angeles California Temple on March 6, 1937. 

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Sim .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Raymond E Sims in household of Esell Sims, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Raymond Sims in household of John Sims, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Raymond Sims in household of John D Sims, "United States Census, 1940"

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