Becky Akers

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Becky Akers
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Membership Director
Libertarian Party of New York
October 25, 1992—April 26, 1996
Predecessor: Unknown
Successor: Unknown
Personal Details
Birth: November 6, 1959
Death: April 18, 2022(2022-04-18) (aged 62)
Akron, Ohio
Occupation: Writer, Novelist
Party: Libertarian Party
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Rebecca Ann "Becky" Akers (November 6, 1959–April 18, 2022) was a writer, historian, and Libertarian Party activist. She served as Membership Director of the Libertarian Party of New York in the early 1990s.


A prolific writer, Akers wrote for the following publications, among others:

  • American History Magazine
  • Barron's
  • Christian Science Monitor
  • The Freeman
  • Independent Review
  • Military History Magazine
  • New York Post
  • Ottawa Citizen
  • Washington Post

Also, she wrote two historical novels set during the American Revolution, Halestorm and Abducting Arnold.

Organizational Positions

Libertarian Party of New York
  • Membership Director (October 25, 1992—at least 1994)


  • Abducting Arnold: A Novel of the American Revolution (2014)
  • Halestorm: A Novel of the American Revolution (2014)

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