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William was born in Chicago, Illinois about 1917-20. He was a member of the Baptist faith and drafted into Civilian Public Service in 1942 from Chicago where his occupation was listed as "Teacher." William jumped at Missoula during the 1945 season and got seven training and three fire jumps. His last name is listed in the 1945 records as "Simon," but the CPS master records list it as "Siemon." No exact information could be obtained as to exact date of birth or death.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Siemon, William L. (Missoula 1945)" (2020). Smokejumper Obituaries. 302.