James Kenneth "Beno" Akins

25 August 1931–12 November 1995 (Age 64)
Florence, Florence, South Carolina, United States

The Life of James Kenneth "Beno"

James Kenneth "Beno" Akins was born on 25 August 1931, in Florence, Florence, South Carolina, United States as the son of Akins and Female. He married Kathryn Mae "Kat" Jones on 4 April 1958, in Tennessee, United States. He died on 12 November 1995, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Smyrna, Warren, Tennessee, United States.

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James Kenneth "Beno" Akins
Kathryn Mae "Kat" Jones
Marriage: 4 April 1958

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4 April 1958
Tennessee, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1942 · Atomic Energy Plant at Oak Ridge

Age 11

The atomic energy plant that was built in Oak RIdge, Tennessee. The land was acquired secretly by the government in order to help with the Manhattan Project. The Uranium for the project was housed in the facility.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 17

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant spelling of Aikens .

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

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