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Charles H. Akin

Full Name: Charles H. "Charlie" Akin
Date of birth: September 12, 1890
Date of death: January 8, 1952

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 43 Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933 42nd (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Princeton / Collin   Collin

(1) District 43. House Journal.
(2) District 43. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) Charles H. Akin, District 43. Texas Almanac and State Industrial Guide.
(4) District 41. Texas Legislative Manual.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, Charles H. Akin, "Life-Long Resident of Collin County Dies Here Tuesday," 1/9/1952, p. 8. "Mr. Akin was a member of the House of Representatives for the session 1929-30." McKinney Courier-Gazette.

Other Resources

  • Charles H. and Verna Akin, interment in Pecan Grove Cemetery, Collin County, McKinney. Charles H. Akin's birth year 1890, death year 1952. Verna Akin's birth year 1896, death year 1984. Cemeteries of Texas, 2000. Cemeteries of Texas
  • Census of 1930 - Charlie Akin, Princeton, Collin County, age 39, buyer of cotton and onions, spouse Verna, age 33, bookkeeper at a bank. FamilySearch.
  • Charles H. Akin, birth date 9/12/1890, death date 1/8/1952 in Collin County. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.


  • Photograph. C.H. Akin, 42nd Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

42nd R.S. - 1931
Commerce and Manufactures  
Highways and Motor Traffic  
Liquor Traffic  
Municipal and Private Corporations  

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