|Birth: ||Dec. 31, 1855|
|Death: ||Jul. 18, 1906|
Democrat Mayor of Evansville 1897 - 1901
He was born December 31, 1855, at Carlisle, Indiana, and his elementary education was obtained from the district schools. He was ambitious and determined to seek a higher education than the common schools afforded, and in 1873, he entered the old Asbury. College, now DePauw University, and was graduated in 1878.
Prior to his election as Mayor of Evansville, he never held public office, with the exception of two terms as school trustee under the administration of Mayor Hawkins, which place he resigned to accept the nomination of mayor.
He was united in marriage 1886, to Miss Tillie Schlueter, a native of Illinois, but a resident of Evansville since childhood. Their union has been blessed with five children, four of whom survive.
Biographical Cyclopedia of Vanderburgh County, Indiana
William Marchant Akin (1828 - 1913)
Mary Sophia Davis Akin (1827 - 1898)
Matilda M. Schlueter Akin (1860 - 1921)*
Mary Caroline Akin Clifford (1887 - 1977)*
Helen Akin Wilde (1888 - 1976)*
Newland DePauw Akin (1891 - 1960)*
Louis William Akin (1892 - 1962)*
Oak Hill Cemetery
Plot: Section 39, lot 50
Created by: Chris Myers
Record added: Jul 13, 2007
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