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James Durwood Simms
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Birth: Jul. 16, 1917
Death: Feb. 28, 1997

Superintendent of Fort McPherson National Cemetery from August 1960 to August 1967. He also served as Superintendent at six other national cemeteries during his career first with the Army and later when the national cemeteries were transferred to the VA in 1973: Zachary Taylor National Cemetery Aug 1967 - Jan 1969; Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery Jan 1969 -Jul 1973; Alexandria National Cemetery Aug 1973 - Mar 1975; Philadelphia National Cemetery Mar 1975 - Aug 1975; Fort Smith National Cemetery Aug 1975 - Mar 1977; San Francisco National Cemetery Mar 1977 - Aug 1977. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Jeanne L Simms (1916 - 2003)

CSM, US NAVY
 
Burial:
Fort McPherson National Cemetery
Maxwell
Lincoln County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: J, 0, 259
 
Created by: George Bacon
Record added: Feb 26, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 1181808
James Durwood Simms
Added by: Irv and Marietta
 
James Durwood Simms
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Added by: David G. Stuart
 
 
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Thank you for your service
- Raymona
 Added: Mar. 21, 2012
From the current director to the former director. Good job, rest well...
- George Bacon
 Added: Oct. 27, 2007
 
 
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