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Vanderbilt University consistently ranks among the top academic institutions in the country. Situated in the heart of Nashville, it draws students from 50 states and 90 foreign countries, and its alumni include U.S. senators, Academy Award winners, Nobel Prize winners and U.S. Poet Laureates, notably Robert Penn Warren. This memorial site was created to pay tribute to all who’ve contributed to Vanderbilt’s rich legacy.
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Vanderbilt University Memorial: Remembering the life, death and legacy of William Akers

William Ballance Akers Nashville, TN William Ballance Akers was born in Nashville on August 11, 1925, the son of James Clark Akers, Jr. and Estelle LeJeune Akers of Jeanerette, Louisiana. He died in his sleep on August 27, 2016. Bill went to Tarbox Elementary School, where he skipped two grades. He joined Boy Scout Troop 31 and, at 14, became the youngest Eagle Scout in Nashville. In 1942, he graduated from West High School at 17 and, following in his father's footsteps, enrolled in...
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