Rupert Byers Sims

1916–2004 (Age 88)
Faulkner, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Rupert Byers

When Rupert Byers Sims was born on 9 October 1916, in Faulkner, Arkansas, United States, his father, Luther Hampton Sims, was 23 and his mother, Gertrude Dora Love, was 19. He married Maxine M Chaney on 12 October 1941. He died on 7 December 2004, in Conway, Faulkner, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 88.

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Rupert Byers Sims
Maxine M Chaney
Marriage: 12 October 1941

Spouse & Children

12 October 1941
Ouachita County, Arkansas

Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

Age 6

In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.

Age 25

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Sim .

Possible Related Names

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Rupert Byars Sims - Published information: birth-name: Rupert Byars Sims

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