James West Tims

30 October 1931–23 April 1996 (Age 64)
Jackson, Madison, Tennessee, United States

The Life of James West

When James West Tims was born on 30 October 1931, in Jackson, Madison, Tennessee, United States, his father, Floyd Moore Tims, was 30 and his mother, Gladys Marie Hammers, was 26. He lived in Madison, Tennessee, United States in 1935 and Civil District 1, Madison, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 23 April 1996, in Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia, United States, at the age of 64.

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Floyd Moore Tims
Gladys Marie Hammers
Floy E Tims
James West Tims
John Ellis Tims

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington

Age 10

The Pentagon was developed as the Department of Defense had outgrown the other buildings were it was previous located.The groundbreaking for the Pentagon was on September 11, 1941. When the Pentagon was being built, it was determined that it could be no taller than four stories high. Colonel Leslie R. Groves was the supervisor of the project, he would later become known for helping on the Manhattan Project.
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 18

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Timm .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jimmie Tims in household of Floyd Tims, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James West Tims in entry for Jerry Lynn Tims and Joanne May Higgins, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
  • James W Tims in entry for Charles Anthony Fretwell and Victoria Lynne Tims, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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