John W. Akin

John W. Akin (HMZTL)

Location: Cartersville, GA 30120 Bartow County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 10.663', W 84° 48.407'

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1850 - 1907

Initiated in Cartersville Lodge No. 63 on June 2, 1891, passed on June 30, & raised on Aug. 4, 1891. Was W.M. 1893, 1894, 1899 & 1901. Jr. Grand Warden of the Grand Lodge of GA in 1897 & 1898. Judge of Cartersville City Court, President of City School Board. President & Secretary of Georgia Bar Association. Representative and State Senator for Bartow county. President of the Georgia Senate. A Lawyer, Politician, Farmer , Miner, Railroad Builder, Writer & devoted member of the Methodist Church.

"Masonry glories in immortality, plants the acacia on every grave, transforms death into an angel of light, looks on the body as the old clothes the man wore and points upward to his home."

A great American, a great Southerner, a great Georgian and truly a great Mason.
Placed ByPlaced by John W. Akin Lodge No. 537 of Taylorsville, GA on its 100th anniversary
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Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 7:34am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 702134 N 3784035
Decimal Degrees34.17771667, -84.80678333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 10.663', W 84° 48.407'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 10' 39.78" N, 84° 48' 24.42" W
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Area Code(s)678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 350 N Erwin St, Cartersville GA 30120, US
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