Arthur Thomas Simpson was born on 11 Sep 1915 in South Carolina, USA a child of Arthur Thomas Simpson Sr. and Mary Letitia Morrison Simpson.
Arthur T Simpson, Jr., was counted in the census on 05 Jan 1920 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 4-year-old, male, single, white, son. Also in the home was his father, Arthur T Simpson and his mother, Mary L Simpson.
On June 8, 1928, A. T. Simpson was listed in the newspaper article “Blaney Schools Brought to End.”
On June 14, 1928, A. T. Simpson was listed in the newspaper article “Blaney School Close.”
Arthur T. Simpson was counted in the census on May 9, 1930 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a fourteen-year-old, male, single, white, son. Also in the home was his mother, Mary M Simpson.
Arthur Thomas Simpson was counted in the census on May 12, 1940 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a twenty-four-year-old, male, single, white, son. Also in the was his mother, Mary Morrison Simpson.
When he was 25, he married Sarah Louise Timms on 21 Dec 1940 in Winnsboro, Fairfield County, South Carolina.
On March 19, 1943, Arthur Thomas Simpson was listed as the father on the birth certificate of William Timms Simpson.
A. T. Simpson of Winnsboro Killed in Action
Winnsboro, December 29 – (Special) – Mrs. Louise Timms Simpson of Winnsboro has received a message from the war department announcing that her husband, Capt. Arthur T Simpson, was killed in action November 18. She had previously been notified that he was missing.
Captain Simpson, was the son of Mary Morrison Simpson and the late Arthur T Simpson, of Blaney. He was educated in Blaney Schools and was graduated from Clemson College in 1940. Prior to entering the service in February, 1942, he taught agriculture in the Lydia High School.
Going into the army as a second lieutenant he served with the 86th division, training at Fort Benning, Ga., Camp Pickett, Va., Camp Blanding, Fla., Camp Howze, Texas and Camp Livingston, La. He received two Promotions, and served as company commander during two years in the States.
Captain Simpson went overseas in July 1944, as a replacement and was stationed in England and France until assignment to the 26th division November 10.
Besides his mother and widow, he is survived by two little sons, Tommy Simpson and Billy Simpson.
On January 13, 1945, Capt. Arthur T. Simpson was listed in the newspaper article “Captain Simpson Killed in Action.”
On January 13, 1945, Capt. Arthur T. Simpson was listed in the newspaper article, “FOR THEIR COUNTRY.”
On March 29, 1970, Arthur T Simpson was listed as the father of the groom on the marriage record of Richard Thomas Simpson and Barbara Ann Polsky.
On August 22, 2006, Capt. Arthur Thomas Simpson was listed as the deceased husband in the obituary of Louise Timms Simpson Patrick.