James J. Akard

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Description: James J. Akard was born July 7, 1838, in Polk County, Missouri. He was captain of Company A, Eighth Missouri State Militia Cavalry during the Civil War. After the war he was elected to the state legislature and held other important Polk County positions including sheriff, collector and clerk of the county court. He died in 1919. Mounted photo on grey stock and engraved at the bottom "Drake, Bolivar, Mo." Handwritten on the back in pencil, " Mr. Jim Akard, Stockton, Mo."
Date: n.d.
Location: CD91; SC15-1, Series 3, Folder 1, #3
Collection: James J. Akard Papers (SC15-1) See finding aid: http://kchistory.org/content/sc15-1-james-j-akard-papers-finding-aid
Barcode: 10017004
Item Type: Photograph


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