Akers, Benjamin known as Paul or St Paul (due to his piety)
American, 19th century, male.
Born 10 July 1825, in Sacoarapa (Maine); died 21 May 1861, in Philadelphia.
Benjamin Akers' father, a wood turner, was his first teacher. He studied sculpture in Boston and in 1850 opened a studio in Portland in collaboration with the painter Tilton. He carved busts of ...