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Forrest L. Eakin

Forrest L. Eakin

Forrest Lynn Eakin lived in New Castle and Harlansburg, Lawrence Co., PA. He graduated from Westminster College in New Wilmington in 1934, where he was active in basketball, debate and was the President of the Phi Pi Phi Fraternity.

He was a History Teacher & Guidance Counselor from 1945-1974 at Sharon High School, Sharon, PA.

Research contributed by Regina Donnelly, reg.donn@worldnet.att.net, and from the 1934 Westminster College Argo yearbook.

Information from Emma Jean Smith, ejsmith@gorge.net, who corresponded with Forrest Eakin for many years:

Forrest Lynn Eakin was the son of William James Eakin and Bertha Forrest. Forrest was born 13 Jun 1911 at Harlansburg, PA. He died 2 Jan 1992 at Sharon, PA.

He married 23 Dec 1939 at New Wilmington, PA to Ruth McComb, daughter of Edwin C. McComb and Emma Reynolds. They became the parents of two sons, Richard Reynolds Eakin and David Marquis Eakin.

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