Ray Park Sims

1891–1977 (Age 85)
Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States

The Life of Ray Park

When Ray Park Sims was born on 4 November 1891, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States, his father, Charles Milton Sims, was 27 and his mother, Moselle R Park, was 22. He married Pauline Hoffman on 22 March 1916, in Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Charleston, Kitsap, Washington, United States in 1920. He died on 23 March 1977, in Kitsap, Washington, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Ray Park Sims
Pauline Hoffman
Marriage: 22 March 1916
Eleanore Sims

Spouse & Children

  • Male1891–1977Male

  • Pauline Hoffman


22 March 1916
Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States


  • Eleanore Sims


Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

Age 6

The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 25

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Sim .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ray P Sims, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ray Sims in household of Charlie M Sims, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ray Park Sims, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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