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educator , historian

Lynn Lee Sims, American historian, educator. Member state committee to select Virginia history book for public schools, Richmond, 1980, conduct battlefield tours. Lieutenant colonel United States Army Reserve. Member National Rifle Association, Conference Faith and History, Vintage Chevrolet Club American.

Background

Sims, Lynn Lee was born on September 23, 1937 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Lynn Boyd and Audrey (Jacobs) Sims.

Education

Bachelor, Wheaton College, 1960. Master of Arts, Kansas State University, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, 1975.

Career

Professor of history, The Kings College, Briarcliff Manor, New York, 1963-1974;United States military historian, Command & General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, 1974-1976;city historian, Richmond, Virginia, 1976-1980;historian, Richmond, 1980-1982;command historian, Department Defense, Fort Lee, Virginia, since 1982. Adjunct faculty Virginia Commonwealth U., Richmond,1976-. Consultant faculty Command & General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, 1974-1984.

Membership

Member state committee to select Virginia history book for public schools, Richmond, 1980, conduct battlefield tours. Lieutenant colonel United States Army Reserve. Member National Rifle Association, Conference Faith and History, Vintage Chevrolet Club American.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: high power rifle shooting, restoring old cars.

Connections

Married Sharon Obitts, September 10, 1960. Children: Devyn, David, Dayle, Danelle.

father:
Lynn Boyd Sims

mother:
Audrey (Jacobs) Sims

spouse:
Sharon Obitts

children:
Devyn Sims

David Sims

Dayle Sims

Danelle Sims