Raymond Joseph Sims

1934–1989 (Age 55)
Slate, Wood, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Raymond Joseph

When Raymond Joseph Sims was born on 1 March 1934, in Slate, Wood, West Virginia, United States, his father, Fredrick Joseph Simms, was 30 and his mother, Gladys Mae Reynolds, was 25. He married Betty Elizabeth Bell on 24 November 1954, in Parkersburg, Wood, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Wood, West Virginia, United States in 1935. He died on 22 December 1989, in Parkersburg, Wood, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 55.

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Raymond Joseph Sims
Betty Elizabeth Bell
Marriage: 24 November 1954
Brian Joseph Sims

Spouse & Children

24 November 1954
Parkersburg, Wood, West Virginia, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Fredrick Joseph Simms


  • Female1908–2002Female



World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 1

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1935 · The Social Security Act

Age 1

This Act was created a basic right to a pension in old age, and insurance against unemployment.
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 15

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 Sim .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Raymond Sims in household of Fred Sims, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Raymond Joseph Sims, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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