Robles, Jim

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NAME: Jim Robles


File:Article from Philadelphia Gay News Jim Robles.pdf

[Jim Robles, swing-dance champ and swim coach]

Source: Gayle Ronan Sims INQUIRER STAFF WRITER Jim Robles, 40, of Pennsport, a country swing-dance champion, civil engineer, and founder and head coach of a Center City swimming club for gays and lesbians, the Fins Aquatics Club, died Nov. 26 of complications of AIDS at ManorCare Health Services in Yeadon. Mr. Robles was diagnosed with AIDS in 1991. The youngest of three boys, Mr. Robles was born and raised in Tucson, Ariz. He began swimming when he was 18 months old, his mother, Rachel Robles, said. "Jimmy was a happyPublished on 2006-12-07, Page B10, Philadelphia Inquirer, The (PA)

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Date of Birth: 12/30/1965

Date of Death (delete if non-applicable): 11/26/2006

Age at Death (delete if non-applicable): 40

Employment: Founder and head coach of Philadelphia Fins Aquatic Club

Social/Political Groups he attends/attended: Team Philadelphia

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