Born in Sundevall, Sweden on Oct. 31, 1888. By 1918 Aker (né Akerbladh) was living in NYC. During the 1930s he had a commercial art studio in San Francisco and a home nearby in Atherton. Due to the Depression, he changed careers and became an mechanical engineer. He died in Atherton on July 23, 1951.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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