Rudolph Sims

1916–1995 (Age 78)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Rudolph

When Rudolph Sims was born on 25 March 1916, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Charles C. Sims, was 30 and his mother, Ethel Lee Scott, was 24. He lived in Willisburg, Washington, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and District 2, Spencer, Kentucky, United States in 1930. He died on 5 January 1995, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Charles C. Sims
Ethel Lee Scott
Wilma L Sims
Leroy Sims
Rudolph Sims

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1885–1970Male

  • Ethel Lee Scott




World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 10

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 21

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Sim .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Rudolf Sims in household of Charlie Sims, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rudolph Simms in household of Charles K Simms, "United States Census, 1920"

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