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AKIN, W. Todd, a Representative from Missouri; born in New York, N.Y., July 5,
1947; B.S., Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Mass., 1971; M.Div.,
Covenant Seminary, St. Louis, Mo., 1984; United States Army, 1971-1980; member
of the Missouri state house of representatives, 1988-2001; elected as a
Republican to the One Hundred Seventh and to the five succeeding Congresses
(January 3, 2001-January 3, 2013); not a candidate for reelection in 2012, but
was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate.