Benjamin Paul Akers

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Birthday
10, 1825
Birthplace
Maine
Death Date
May 21, 1861 (35)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
10, 1825
Birthplace
Maine
Death Date
May 21, 1861 (35)

About

American sculptor who won the Commemorative Silver Medal in 1854. He made a bust of poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

Before Fame

He worked in his father's "wood turning" mill as a young man.

Trivia

He went to Rome and worked for several years.

Family Life

His father was Deacon Akers.

Associated With

He created a bust of John Milton.