Thursday, July 9, 2015

Minnie Waller - Actress

In 1923 Minnie Waller Sims sailed on the President Roosevelt for Europe.  Giving her occupation as actress.

Born January 4, 1898 to Cornelius and Lillie Guildersleeve Waller, she grew up in Delmar, Delaware .  Her father, Cornelius, worked as a conductor on the railroad.  She would move to New York City to try her hand at acting and there would marry Charles J. Sims in 1919.  She would go by her acting name of Elaine Sims at times. The marriage would not work out and by 1940 she was divorced.   She would marry Eugene Kevlin and move to California.  She would die in Placer California in 1957 19th of June under the name Elaine Kevlin


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