Jim Simmon


Age: 63

award-winning journalist who served as the political editor at The Houston Chronicle for four years in the early 1990's before becoming a reporter and assistant city editor of the alternative weekly The Houston Press, and who also worked as the city editor of the Bryan-College Station Eagle from 2010 to 2015.

Cause of Death: Drowned in the floodwaters during Hurricane Harvey

Born: April 22, 1954

Died: August 30, 2017

Richmond, Texas