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Subject: Benjamin Dale Akers killed in a holdup in 1931.
Posted by: Jerry McKelvy sandman43@att.net
Date/Time: 2003-04-24 4:35 p.m.
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Here is the newspaper article from The Nevada News dated 9-24-1931. No information was given regarding the actual holdup attempt.

Wounds Received in Attempted Holdup Prove Fatal.

Benjamin D. Akers 65 died at his home at 12:30 a.m. He is survived by his wife, 2 sons, F. M. Akers of Cheyenne, WY and J. H. Akers of Memphis, TN.; 1 daughter, Mrs. M. E. Love of Memphis, TN; 1 step-daughter, Mrs. Charles Taylor of Terre Haute, IN; 1 brother, J. W. Akers of Vancover, D.C.; 1 sister, Mrs. Emma McRae of Prescott. Funeral will be at the home on West Walnut St. tomorrow afternoon at 2 oclock. Interment in DeAnn Cemetery.


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