Charley Dock Mims

15 April 1889–26 January 1956 (Age 66)
Red River Land District, Texas, United States

The Life of Charley Dock

When Charley Dock Mims was born on 15 April 1889, in Red River Land District, Texas, United States, his father, Sam Mims, was 36 and his mother, Mattie Beaty, was 33. He died on 26 January 1956, in Cisco, Eastland, Texas, United States, at the age of 66.

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Sam Mims
Mattie Beaty
William Mims
Sam Mims
Alexander Mims
Lon Mims
Charley Dock Mims
Marear Mims
Nellie Mims

Parents and Siblings

    Sam Mims


    Mattie Beaty




    William Mims


    Sam Mims


    Alexander Mims


    Lon Mims



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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 5

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 18

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Mimms (North and South Mimms) in Hertfordshire, most probably derived from an ancient British tribal name, Mimmas.

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

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  • Charley Dock Mims, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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