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James Ellington 'Jenks' Simmons


James 'Jenks' Simmons

SW Oklahoma State Sports Hall of Fame 1963

Date of Birth: April 3, 1903, in Sentinel, Oklahoma

Date of Death: January 16, 1977, in El Reno, Oklahoma (73 years old)


Oklahoma Sports HOF Plaque - Plaque lists date of birth as 04/06/03

SSDI has 04/03/03

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Jenks Simmons obituary was published in the Lawton Constitution on

January 17, 1977.



1927 Cleveland Panthers (NFL)

1928 Providence Steam Roller (NFL)


Southwestern Oklahoma State University