Charles Akers


Unknown Unknown 1350.0181.0000(oversize).jpg MS-59, Box 7 Hand-Tinted Color 1350.0181.0000 1350.0181.0000 Drawing/Painting 16x20+ Historic Photographs 1887-1888 Reproduction requires permission. Digital images property of SHM Library & Archives


Charles Akers, Prescott Fire Chief, 1887-1888.

In 1881, Akers arrived in Prescott from Creston, Iowa, where he had served as fire chief for several years. He became a prominent businessman in Prescott and was elected assistant fire chief and then chief in 1887.

Source: Portrait and biographical record of Arizona. Chapman Publishing. Originally published in 1901.


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