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army officer

Spencer Ball Akin, American army officer. Member Kappa Alpha (southern).; Mason.

Background

Akin, Spencer Ball was born on February 13, 1889 in Greenville, Mississippi, United States. Son of Seddon Pleasants and Martha Giles (Chaffin) Akin.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Virginia Military Institute, 1910. Graduate Infantry School (advanced course), 1926, Air Corps Tactical School, 1927, Command and General staff schedul, 1928, Army War College, 1936, General Staff Eligible List.

Career

D. G. McMillin); second in command Lieutenant United States Army, 1910. Promoted through grades to brigadier general, 1941, major general November 3, 1943, chief signal officer on staff of General Douglas Mac Arthur, chief signal officer Department of Army.

Membership

Member Kappa Alpha (southern). Mason.; Clubs: Army and Navy Country (Washington).

Connections

Married Eleanor Holt Stone, June 8, 1910 (deceased). Children-Eleanor (Mistress.

father:
Seddon Pleasants Akin

mother:
Martha Giles (Chaffin) Akin

spouse:
Eleanor Holt Stone

child:
Eleanor (Mrs Akin