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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Family Time Line

Sam Mims
1853–1920
Mattie Beaty
1856–
William Mims
1872–
Sam Mims
1874–
Alexander Mims
1876–1912
Lon Mims
1883–
Charley Dock Mims
1889–1956
Marear Mims
1894–
Nellie Mims
1895–

Parents and Siblings

    Sam Mims

    Male1853–1920Male

    Mattie Beaty

    Female1856–Female

siblings

(7)

    William Mims

    Male1872–Male

    Sam Mims

    Male1874–Male

    Alexander Mims

    Male1876–1912Male

    Lon Mims

    Male1883–Male

    Male1889–1956Male

+2 More Children

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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Sources (1)

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

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