AKIN, W. Todd, a Representative from Missouri; born in New York, N.Y., July 5,
1947; B.S., Worchester Polytechnic Institute, Worchester, 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 four succeeding Congresses
(January 3, 2001-present).