Rudolph Harold Sims

1921–2001 (Age 79)
Forrest, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Rudolph Harold

When Rudolph Harold Sims was born on 26 August 1921, in Forrest, Mississippi, United States, his father, Andrew Jackson Sims, was 26 and his mother, Ethel Williamson Nesom, was 22. He lived in Covington, Mississippi, United States in 1935 and Beat 2, Forrest, Mississippi, United States in 1940. He died on 1 March 2001, in Hattiesburg, Forrest, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Hattiesburg, Forrest, Mississippi, United States.

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Rudolph Harold Sims
Mattie Lou Laird

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  • Thaddeus Lincoln Sims


  • Harry Sims


  • Male1921–2001Male

  • Male1923–1981Male

  • Durward Marion Sims


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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1925 · B.B. King is Born

Age 4

B.B. King was born on September 16, 1925, in Itta Bean, Mississippi. He was a famous American blues singer, electric guitarist, and record producer. In 1987, he inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 21

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Sim .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Mattie Lou Laird in household of Lulu Laird, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rudolph Sims in household of A J Sims, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rudolph Sims in household of Andrew J Sims, "United States Census, 1930"

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