Surname: Aikins

Biography of Hon. James C. Aikins

James Cox Aikins, Senator and Secretary of State of Canada, is a son of James Aikins, who left the County of Monaghan, Ireland, in 1816, and after residing in Philadelphia, Pa., four years, came to Canada and settled in the township of Toronto, now in the county of Peel, where our subject was born on the 30th of March, 1823. His mother’s name, before her marriage, was Ann Cox. James Aikins was a hospitable christian man, and his backwoods house, half a century ago, was the frequent resort of evangelists and the centre wherefrom radiated strong religious influences. Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start Now Our subject received an academic education at what has since become Victoria College, Cobourg, and has followed the occupation of his father, that of an agriculturist, and made his business a success. Mr. Aikins has held a few civil offices in the township in which he resided in the county of Peel; is Major of the 3rd Battalion Peel Militia, and has...

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Biographical Sketch of Herbert Austin Aikins

Aikins, Herbert Austin; university prof.; born, Toronto, Ont., March 1, 1867; studied W. T. A. (M. D., LL. D.); U. of Toronto, 1887; Ph. D., Yale, 1891; Instr. U. of Southern Cal., 1888; lecturer on history of philosophy, Yale, 1890-1; prof. logic and philosophy, Trinity Coll., N. C., 1891-3; hon. fellow Clark U., 1892-3; prof. philosophy, Coll. for Women, Western Reserve U., since 1893; member Am. Psychol. Assn., Am. Philos. Soc.; fellow A. A. A. S. Editor; Philosophy of Hume, 1893. Author: Principles of Logic, 1903; and papers on Psychol. and Philos. subjects. Translator: Forel’s Hygiene of Nerves and Mind,...

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