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SIMPSSON (Soundex S512) — See also KIMPSON, LESIMPLE, SAMPSON, SIMPERS, SIMPICH, SIMPKINS, SIMPLER, SIMPSON, STIMPSON, TIMPSON.

  Simpsson, Gershom C. — of East Haddam, Middlesex County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from East Haddam; elected 1908. Burial location unknown.


SIMRALL (Soundex S564) — See also KIMRAY, SIMRELL, SIMRILL.

  SIMRALL: See also Harry Bartow Hawes
  Simrall, Horatio F. — Member of Missouri state senate 3rd District, 1885-88. Burial location unknown.
  Simrall, James C. — of Liberty, Clay County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1928. Burial location unknown.


SIMRELL (Soundex S564) — See also DAMRELL, IMRE, KIMREY, MERRILLS, RELL, SIMMLER, SIMRALL, SIMRILL, SMILER.

  Simrell, Harry Alexander (1886-1939) — also known as Harry A. Simrell — of St. Louis, Mo.; Caplinger Mills, Cedar County, Mo.; Stockton, Cedar County, Mo. Born in Caplinger Mills, Cedar County, Mo., July 15, 1886. Republican. Physician; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1932; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Cedar County, 1939; died in office 1939. Died May 29, 1939 (age 52 years, 318 days). Interment at Stockton Cemetery, Stockton, Mo.
  Relatives: Married, March 21, 1908, to Josephine Neely; married, March 29, 1924, to Hester E. Cowan (1896-1986).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


SIMRILL (Soundex S564) — See also IMRIE, RILL, SIMRALL, SIMRELL, ZIMRI, ZIMRING.

  Simrill, Clarence B. — Prohibition candidate for delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1914. Burial location unknown.


SIMS (Soundex S520) — See also SAMS, SIEMS, SIMES, SIMMS, SIMSON, SYMMS, SYMS.

  SIMS: See also Albert Douglass Ayres — Louis Brownlow — George Farmer Burgess — Paul Carrington — M. Sims Davidson — Christopher Stephen Flanagan — Christopher Stephen Flanagan, Jr. — Sims Garrett — Frank Gaines Harris — Robert Moses — Charles Sims Nelson — Charles Pigman — Pauline Sims Puryear — James Everett Sanders — Eli Sims Shorter — W. Sims Wicker — Paullette Sims Wimberly
  Sims, Aaron — of Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo. Republican. Postmaster at Pueblo, Colo., 1861-63. Burial location unknown.
  Sims, Alexander Dromgoole (1803-1848) — of South Carolina. Born in Virginia, 1803. Democrat. Member of South Carolina state legislature, 1840; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 4th District, 1845-48; died in office 1848. Died in 1848 (age about 45 years). Interment at First Baptist Cemetery, Darlington, S.C.; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Nephew of George Coke Dromgoole (1797-1847).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Sims, Andreanna — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Sims, Arch L. — Progressive. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 15th District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Sims, B. O. — People's candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 9th District, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Sims, Barbara A. — of Athens, Clarke County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 2000, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Sims, Bartlett — Delegate to Texas Convention of 1833 from District of Mina, 1833; delegate to Texas Consultation of 1835 from District of Mina, 1835. Burial location unknown.
  Sims, Bernita — of High Point, Guilford County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 2004, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Sims, Bill — Democrat. Member of Texas state senate; elected 1992, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Sims, Byrd — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1948, 1952, 1956 (alternate). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sims, C. J. — of Harrison, Boone County, Ark. Republican. Chair of Boone County Republican Party, 2003. Still living as of 2003.
  Sims, C. L. — of Harrisburg, Cabarrus County, N.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sims, Cecil — of Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sims, Charles A. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Sims, David J. — of New York. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 36th District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Sims, David L. — of Mercer County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Mercer County, 1954, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sims, Deborah — of Illinois. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Sims, Demarlo M. — of Inglewood, Los Angeles County, Calif. Candidate for mayor of Inglewood, Calif., 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Sims, Dick See Richard M. Sims
  Sims, Doris M. — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan State University board of trustees, 1998. Female. Still living as of 1998.
  Sims, Dwight — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 10th District, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Sims, E. A. — of Port Townsend, Jefferson County, Wash. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1916, 1928. Burial location unknown.
Edgar B. Sims Sims, Edgar B. (b. 1882) — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va.; South Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born in Roane County, W.Va., January 28, 1882. Democrat. School teacher; traveling salesman; superintendent of schools; West Virginia state auditor, 1933-. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Sims and Susan (Smith) Sims.
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951
  Sims, Edwin W. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, 1906-11; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1920. Interment a private or family graveyard, Arenac County, Mich.
  Sims, F. N. — of Thebes, Liberty County, Ga. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Sims, Fred A. See Frederick Augustus Sims
  Sims, Frederck Wilmer — Member of Virginia state senate 13th District, 1906-11. Burial location unknown.
  Sims, Frederick — of Macon, Bibb County, Ga. Democrat. Postmaster at Macon, Ga., 1840-41; mayor of Macon, Ga., 1842. Burial location unknown.
  Sims, Frederick Augustus (1867-1947) — also known as Fred A. Sims — of Frankfort, Clinton County, Ind.; Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Frankfort, Clinton County, Ind., October 8, 1867. Republican. Lawyer; banker; mayor of Frankfort, Ind., 1894-98; member of Indiana Republican State Committee, 1896-1906; secretary of Indiana Republican Party, 1904-06; secretary of state of Indiana, 1906-10; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1916. Died in Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind., April 20, 1947 (age 79 years, 194 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of James Noble Sims and Margaret (Allen) Sims (1830-1912); married 1917 to Elsie Dickson (died 1944); nephew of John F. Sims (1819?-1883); grandson of Stephen Sims.
  Political family: Sims family of Indiana.
  Sims, George Garver (b. 1951) — also known as George G. Sims — of Bastrop, Morehouse Parish, La. Born in a hospital at Bastrop, Morehouse Parish, La., September 9, 1951. Republican. Morehouse Parish Police Jury, 1984-88. Presbyterian. Still living as of 2006.
  Relatives: Son of Hubert Madison Sims (1907-1970) and Ida Louise (Garver) Sims (1915-1994); married, September 20, 1975, to Patricia Ann Bordelon (divorced 2001); married, May 20, 2002, to Susan Amanda Hill.
  Sims, Glyn D. — U.S. Consular Agent in Cruz Grande, as of 1927-32. Burial location unknown.
  Sims, Harold — U.S. Vice Consul in Pernambuco, as of 1938-40; Natal, as of 1943. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sims, Hellen M. — of San Jose, Santa Clara County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Sims, Henry Radcliffe — of Orangeburg County, S.C. Member of South Carolina state senate from Orangeburg County, 1930-44. Burial location unknown.
  Sims, Hubert Madison (1907-1970) — also known as Hubert M. Sims — of Mer Rouge, Morehouse Parish, La. Born in Morehouse Parish, La., July 29, 1907. Farmer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Morehouse Parish Police Jury, 1952-56; member of Louisiana state senate 29th District, 1956-60; defeated, 1952. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died, of a heart attack, in Morehouse Parish, La., July 24, 1970 (age 62 years, 360 days). Interment at Mer Rouge Cemetery, Mer Rouge, La.
  Relatives: Son of George Madison Sims (1875-1927) and Mary Elizabeth (Yeldell) Sims (1881-1953); married 1949 to Ida Louise Garver (1915-1994); father of George Garver Sims (1951-).
  Sims, Hugo Sheridan, Jr. (1921-2004) — also known as Hugo S. Sims, Jr. — of Orangeburg, Orangeburg County, S.C. Born in South Carolina, 1921. Democrat. Newspaper editor; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1947-48; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 2nd District, 1949-51; lawyer; banker. Died July 9, 2004 (age about 83 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Sims, J. E. — of Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sims, J. G. — of Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Sims, J. T. — of Delta, Coahoma County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Sims, J. Thaxter See John Thaxter Sims
  Sims, Jack — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sims, Jack C. — of District Heights, Prince George's County, Md. Mayor of District Heights, Md., 1997-2003. Still living as of 2003.
  Sims, James Noble (1817-1899) — of Frankfort, Clinton County, Ind. Born in Connersville, Fayette County, Ind., January 5, 1817. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1860. Died in Frankfort, Clinton County, Ind., February 20, 1899 (age 82 years, 46 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen Sims and Elizabeth (McCarty) Sims (1797-1834); brother of John F. Sims (1819?-1883); married, November 18, 1865, to Margaret A. Allen (1830-1912); father of Frederick Augustus Sims.
  Political family: Sims family of Indiana.
  Sims, John F. (c.1819-1883) — Born about 1819. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1855-57. Died in 1883 (age about 64 years). Interment at Cicero Cemetery, Cicero, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen Sims (1792-1863); brother of James Noble Sims; uncle of Frederick Augustus Sims.
  Political family: Sims family of Indiana.
  Sims, John L. — of Woonsocket, Sanborn County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives, 1935-38, 1941-44 (14th District 1935-38, 16th District 1941-44). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sims, John Thaxter (d. 1978) — also known as J. Thaxter Sims — of Mt. Olivet, Robertson County, Ky.; Cynthiana, Harrison County, Ky. Democrat. Lawyer; Robertson County Attorney, 1930-33; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1932 (alternate), 1960, 1964. Member, American Bar Association. Died in Fayette County, Ky., October 17, 1978. Interment at Battle Grove Cemetery, Cynthiana, Ky.
  Relatives: Married to Sallie Worthington.
  Sims, Joseph H. — Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 6th District, 1904, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Sims, Joseph Starke (1801-1875) — of Union District (now Union County), S.C. Born in 1801. Delegate to South Carolina secession convention from Union, 1860-62. Died in 1875 (age about 74 years). Interment at Simms-Fernandez Cemetery, Jonesville, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of William Sims (1768-1853) and Elizabeth (Shelton) Sims (1770-1837); married to Jane E. Fernandez (1804-1888).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sims, Joseph T. — of Coalsmouth, Va. (now St. Albans, Kanawha County, W.Va.). Whig. Postmaster at Coalsmouth, Va., 1852-53. Burial location unknown.
  Sims, Julius F. — of Irondale, Jefferson County, Ala. Born in Georgia. Postmaster at Irondale, Ala., 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Sims, Kathleen — of Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai County, Idaho. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Sims, Katrina — of Denver, Colo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Sims, Kenneth J. — of Euclid, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Mayor of Euclid, Ohio, 1951-55. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sims, L. A. — of Kalama, Cowlitz County, Wash. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Sims, L. G. — of Aberdeen, Monroe County, Miss. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Sims, Larry See Lawrence H. Sims
  Sims, Lawrence H. — also known as Larry Sims — of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1992; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 5th District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Sims, Leonard Henly (1807-1886) — also known as Leonard H. Sims — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Born in North Carolina, 1807. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Greene County, 1842-43; U.S. Representative from Missouri at-large, 1845-47. Died in 1886 (age about 79 years). Interment a private or family graveyard, Independence County, Ark.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Sims, Linda — of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1992. Female. Still living as of 1992.
  Sims, Linda A. — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1988, 1996. Female. African ancestry. Still living as of 1996.
  Sims, Linus L. — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn. Democrat. Postmaster at Memphis, Tenn., 1966-69 (acting, 1966-68). Still living as of 1969.
  Sims, Margie — of Essex Junction, Essex, Chittenden County, Vt. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Sims, Mary — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.
  Sims, Mel — Republican. Presidential Elector for California, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Sims, Millard F. — of Pembroke, Bryan County, Ga. Member of Georgia state senate, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sims, Neil — of Fresno, Fresno County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Sims, Philander D. — of Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tenn. Mayor of Chattanooga, Tenn., 1874. Burial location unknown.
  Sims, R. M. — of Crockett, Houston County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sims, Richard M. — also known as Dick Sims — of Tennessee. Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Tennessee 3rd District, 1994, 1996, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Sims, Richard P. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Tennessee 7th District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Sims, Robert — of Essex Junction, Essex, Chittenden County, Vt. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Sims, Robert M. — of Florence, Lauderdale County, Ala. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1924; candidate for U.S. Representative from Alabama 8th District, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Sims, Robert R. — Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 7th District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Sims, Ron — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Washington, 1994; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 2000, 2004, 2008; member of Democratic National Committee from Washington, 2004-08. Still living as of 2008.
  Sims, Rosa — of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sims, Roydon E. — of near Hannibal, Ralls County, Mo. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Ralls County; elected 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Sims, Samuel Crockett — of Hazen, Prairie County, Ark. Member of Arkansas state senate 12th District, 1915-17; expelled 1917. In January, 1917, when Anti-Trading Stamp and Coupon bills were pending before his committee, he accepted a bribe to kill the bills, from a detective posing as a lobbyist for Eastern trading-stamp interests; arrested, charged with bribery, and later convicted; expelled from the Senate on a vote of 25 to 8. Burial location unknown.
  Sims, Stephen (1792-1863) — of Rush County, Ind.; Boone County, Ind.; near Middlefork, Clinton County, Ind. Born in Cocke County, Tenn., November 24, 1792. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; delegate to Indiana state constitutional convention, 1850. Died near Middlefork, Clinton County, Ind., January 16, 1863 (age 70 years, 53 days). Interment at Sims Cemetery, Near Middlefork, Clinton County, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of William Sims (1760-1845) and Amelia (Russell) Sims (1760-1822); married, September 9, 1813, to Elizabeth McCarty (1797-1834); father of James Noble Sims and John F. Sims (1819?-1883); grandfather of Frederick Augustus Sims.
  Political family: Sims family of Indiana.
  Sims, Teresa L. — of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Sims, Thaxter See John Thaxter Sims
  Sims, Thetus Willrette (1852-1939) — also known as Thetus W. Sims — of Linden, Perry County, Tenn. Born in Wayne County, Tenn., April 25, 1852. Democrat. Lawyer; superintendent of schools; Presidential Elector for Tennessee, 1892; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 8th District, 1897-1921. Died in 1939 (age about 87 years). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Sims, Tony — of Anahuac, Chambers County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Sims, W. C. — of Albertville, Marshall County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Sims, Walter A. (1880-1953) — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born September 19, 1880. Mayor of Atlanta, Ga., 1923-27. Died November 26, 1953 (age 73 years, 68 days). Interment at Arlington Memorial Park, Sandy Springs, Atlanta, Ga.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sims, William — of Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan. Republican. Kansas state treasurer, 1890; appointed 1890. Burial location unknown.
  Sims, William H. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1888 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1892. Burial location unknown.


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