James Lee Akins

9 September 1893–21 August 1987 (Age 93)
Yukon, Canadian, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of James Lee

When James Lee Akins was born on 9 September 1893, in Yukon, Canadian, Oklahoma, United States, his father, James Henry Akins, was 48 and his mother, Mary Jane Newsom, was 31. He married Ruby Karber on 24 February 1942, in Cleveland, Oklahoma, United States. He lived in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States in 1940 and Fort Worth, Wise, Texas, United States in 1987. He died on 21 August 1987, in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 93.

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James Lee Akins
Macie Ellen Bass
William Alexander Akins
Allen Lee Akins
Dwight Lee Akins
Clo Ellen Akins

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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 1

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 25

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant spelling of Aikens .

LOAD TEST -- Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Jim Akins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James Akins in household of Hattie Allen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James Akins in household of Amos Akins, "United States Census, 1910"

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