5752. Curtis Hopkins ACKLEY was born on 18 August 1913 in Milford, Otsego, New York, United States.659,4240,4241 On 9 April 1930 he was an a farm laborer in Otsego, Otsego , New York.1126 He appeared in the census in 1930 in New York, United States. Curtis was living in 1930 in Otsego, Otsego , New York.1126 He died on 7 October 1952 at the age of 39 in Otego, Otsego, New York, United States.659,4240,4241 He was buried in Oneonta Plains Cemetery, Oneonta, Otsego, New York, United States.4241 His Obituary appeared in the Son of Rene and Mary (Hopkins) Ackley.
Husband of Anna Spafard Ackley whom he married on 18 July 1936.
Father of Curtis, Jr., Caroline, Arlene, Mary Ann, and Linda Ackley.
Curtis was fatally injured while repairing a broken axle on a tractor. A 500 lb (227 kilogram) balancing weight slipped off a jack and knocked him down, pinning the back of his neck against the ground. The Otsego County Coroner gave a veredict of accidental death by suffocation.
He was a member of the Big Car Racing Association of Western New York.
Curtis owned and raced his own car. He won the 25-lap main event, and had fastest time during trials, at the Owego race track on first weekend of June 1950.
He was reported to have won three feature events in a row before the opening of the Eastern States Racing Association dirt track series on June 17, 1950.
Ackley was also reported to have won a feature event on Canada during the summer of 1951.
Curtis Hopkins ACKLEY-3076 and Living had the following children: