Henry C. Aiken

1896–1962 (Age 66)
Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United States

The Life of Henry C.

When Henry C. Aiken was born on 27 July 1896, in Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United States, his father, Henry Cox Akin, was 39 and his mother, Elizabeth Magdeline Dille, was 23. He lived in Los Angeles, California, United States in 1900. He died on 26 November 1962, in San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 66.

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Henry Cox Akin
Elizabeth Magdeline Dille
Dave B Akin
Leita Henrietta M. Akin
Henry Akin
Henry C. Aiken
Raymond Carlos Leno Akin
John D. Akin
Elizabeth Akin

Parents & Siblings

  • Henry Cox Akin


  • Elizabeth Magdeline Dille




  • Dave B Akin


  • Leita Henrietta M. Akin


  • Henry Akin


  • Male1896–1962Male

  • Male1903–1967Male

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 10

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Variant, associated chiefly with northern Ireland, of the Scottish surname Aitken .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Henry Akin in household of Henry C Akin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Henry Cox Aiken, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
  • Henry C Aiken, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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