Title

Homer Adkins

Creator

Date Original

1918

Description

Cabinet card photograph of Homer Adkins in World War I uniform.

Biographical/Historical Note

Homer Adkins was born near Jacksonville, Arkansas in 1890. During World War I he attained the rank of Captain in the Sanitary Corps while serving in France. Adkins served two terms (1919-1923) as Sheriff and Collector of Pulaski County. In 1933, he was appointed collector for the Federal Internal Revenue at Little Rock. He filled this position until 1940, when he resigned to run for Governor. He was elected to serve as governor in 1940 and again in 1942.

Physical Description

Photograph, 7.25" x 9.5"

Subjects

World War I; Governors; Soldiers; Military officers

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

General photo file, G5441.51b

Resource Type

Image

Collection

General photo file

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Homer Adkins, General photo file, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

Military History | United States History

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