Sims, Harvey James

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Sims, Harvey James

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  • Sims, Harvey J.

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1871-1945

History

Harvey J. Sims was born December 25, 1871 in Waterloo, Ontario to P.H. Sims and Jemima Cook. Harvey "graduated from Trinity College, University of Toronto, and completed his law course at Osgoode Hall. In 1921 he was made King's Counsel and became a well-known authority on municipal law, acting as Kitchener's solicitor for many years. He was a leading authority on insurance law and was author of Life Insurance Contracts in Canada." He became known for the landscape gardening of Chicopee, his country estate south of Kitchener, Ontario, and for reforestation programs in the area. Harvey J. Sims married Florence Katherine Roos on October 29, 1902; their sons Kenneth James Sims and William Harvey Sims were born July 12, 1904 and June 27 1908 respectively. After Florence's death in 1938 Harvey married again, to Gay Estill. Harvey J. Sims died June 8, 1945.

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Sims, William Harvey (1908-1954)

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Sims, William Harvey

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Sims, Harvey James

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1908-1945

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Sims, Kenneth (1904-1970)

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Sims, Kenneth

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Sims, Harvey James

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1904-1945

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Sims, Jemima (1845-1921)

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family

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Sims, Jemima

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Sims, Harvey James

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1871-1921

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Sims, Florence Katherine (1873-1938)

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family

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Sims, Florence Katherine

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Sims, Harvey James

Dates of the relationship

1902-1938

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Created JSB September 2019

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