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KING (Soundex K520) — See also APKING, BEAR-KING, BERKING, BROKING, BROOKING, BUECKING, CHENG, CHEUNG, CHIANG, CHING, COCKING, DOCKING, ENKING, FRAKING, HACKING, HENKING, HOCKING, HOSKING, HUISKING, HUNKING, KANG, KINGAN, KINGDON, KINGFISH, KINGHAM, KINGHORN, KINGMAN, KINGOTT, KINGREE, KINGREY, KINGSEED, KINGSLEY, KINGSMAN, KINGSTON, KINGTON, KLING, KONG, KRING, LUCKING, MARKING, PICKING, REINKING, RING, SHUSTER-KING, SING, SMIRKING, SPECKING, STOCKING, TONKING, WEHKING, WOLKING, WYKING.

  King, C. Dayton — of Hancock County, W.Va. Republican. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Hancock County; elected 1954; defeated, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  King, C. H. — of Casper, Natrona County, Wyo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  King, C. H. — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  King, C. Leslie — of South Windsor, Hartford County, Conn. First selectman of South Windsor, Connecticut, 1921-27. Burial location unknown.
  King, C. M. — of Shelby, Cleveland County, N.C. Mayor of Shelby, N.C., 1953-56. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  King, Calvin O. — of Enfield, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 2nd District, 1869. Burial location unknown.
  King, Cameron H. — of California. Socialist. Delegate to Socialist National Convention from California, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  King, Carissa — of Custer County, Okla. Republican. Chair of Custer County Republican Party, 2014. Female. Still living as of 2014.
  King, Carl — of Shawnee, Johnson County, Kan. Mayor of Shawnee, Kan., 1935-39. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  King, Carl K. — of Marblehead, Essex County, Mass. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  King, Carl M. — of Burbank, Los Angeles County, Calif. Mayor of Burbank, Calif., 1953-54. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  King, Carleton James (1904-1977) — also known as Carleton J. King — of Saratoga Springs, Saratoga County, N.Y. Born in Saratoga Springs, Saratoga County, N.Y., June 15, 1904. Republican. Lawyer; municipal judge in New York, 1936-41; Saratoga County District Attorney, 1951-60; U.S. Representative from New York, 1961-75 (31st District 1961-63, 30th District 1963-73, 29th District 1973-75); defeated, 1974. Died in Bradenton, Manatee County, Fla., November 19, 1977 (age 73 years, 157 days). Cremated; ashes scattered in Gulf of Mexico.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  King, Carroll F. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 56, 1957-58. Still living as of 1958.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  King, Catherine — of Berkley, Oakland County, Mich. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  King, Cecil Rhodes (1898-1974) — also known as Cecil R. King — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Inglewood, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Fort Niagara, Niagara County, N.Y., January 13, 1898. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of California state assembly, 1933-35, 1937-42; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1940, 1944, 1948 (alternate), 1960, 1964; U.S. Representative from California 17th District, 1942-69. Died of a stroke at a convalescent hospital in Inglewood, Los Angeles County, Calif., March 17, 1974 (age 76 years, 63 days). Interment at Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Calif.
  Presumably named for: Cecil Rhodes
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  King, Chalmers A. — of Muncie, Delaware County, Ind. Democrat. Postmaster at Muncie, Ind., 1962-73 (acting, 1962-63). Still living as of 1973.
  King, Charles — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1813-14. Burial location unknown.
  King, Charles — of Little Falls, Herkimer County, N.Y. Mayor of Little Falls, N.Y., 1896. Burial location unknown.
  King, Charles — of Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  King, Charles — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 2004, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  King, Charles — Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Texas 33rd District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  King, Charles A. (1817-1893) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born August 9, 1817. Republican. Mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1867-69. Died May 28, 1893 (age 75 years, 292 days). Interment at Forest Cemetery, Toledo, Ohio.
  King, Charles C. — of Kent County, Del. Democrat. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 1st District, 1957-60. Still living as of 1960.
  King, Charles E. — of Brackenridge, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pennsylvania. Republican. Postmaster at Brackenridge, Pa., 1902-12. Burial location unknown.
  King, Charles F. — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Mayor of San Antonio, Tex., 1847, 1848, 1852-53. Burial location unknown.
  King, Charles F. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 12th District, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  King, Charles Fox (b. 1841) — also known as Charles F. King — of Schuylkill County, Pa. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., October 4, 1841. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Schuylkill County, 1872-73; member of Pennsylvania state senate 30th District, 1883-86; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1888; candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1904. Catholic. Interment at St. Patrick's Cemetery, Pottsville, Pa.
  King, Charles H. (1906-1975) — of Michigan. Born in 1906. Republican. Candidate for justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1952; member, Federal Communications Commission, 1960-61. Died in 1975 (age about 69 years). Burial location unknown.
  King, Charles Moseley (b. 1849) — also known as Charles M. King — of Benson, Rutland County, Vt. Born in Benson, Rutland County, Vt., February 26, 1849. Republican. Farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Benson, 1888. Methodist. Burial location unknown.
  King, Charles O. — of Grafton, Taylor County, W.Va. Republican. Mayor of Grafton, W.Va., 1929, 1934, 1941-46. Burial location unknown.
  King, Charles S. — of Clearfield County, Pa. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Clearfield County, 1893-94. Burial location unknown.
  King, Charles T. (b. 1867) — of Mt. Tabor, Rutland County, Vt. Born in Mt. Tabor, Rutland County, Vt., September 10, 1867. Republican. Lumber company manager; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Mt. Tabor, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  King, Charles W. — of Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Republican. Member of Arizona state house of representatives, 1971-74. Still living as of 1974.
  King, Christine — of Pocatello, Bannock County, Idaho. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  King, Christopher C. — of Rockville Centre, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Postmaster at Rockville Centre, N.Y., 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  King, Christopher Joseph (b. 1874) — also known as Christopher J. King — Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., July 5, 1874. Insurance agent; U.S. Consular Agent in Lille, 1902-11. Burial location unknown.
  King, Cindy — of Van Buren Township, Wayne County, Mich. Supervisor of Van Buren Township, Michigan, 2007. Female. Still living as of 2007.
  King, Clarence H. — of St. Louis, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 6th District, 1915-16. Burial location unknown.
  King, Clarence L. — of Tupper Lake, Franklin County, N.Y. Postmaster at Tupper Lake, N.Y., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  King, Clarence M. — of Cumberland, Allegany County, Md. Mayor of Cumberland, Md., 1904-05, 1906-08. Burial location unknown.
  King, Clarence R. — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y. Republican. Chair of Onondaga County Republican Party, 1927-29; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1928, 1932 (alternate), 1936. Burial location unknown.
  King, Clennon Washington, Jr. (c.1921-2000) — also known as Clennon King; "The Black Don Quixote" — of Miami, Miami-Dade County, Fla. Born about 1921. Minister; Independent Afro-American candidate for President of the United States, 1960; candidate for mayor of Miami, Fla., 1996. African ancestry. Attempted to enroll in the then-all-white University of Mississippi in 1958, and was sent to the state's insane asylum; attempted to join and integrate Jimmy Carter's all-white Baptist Church in Plains, Ga., on the eve of the 1976 presidential election. Jailed on numerous occasions for his flamboyant tactics. Died, of prostate cancer, in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Fla., February 12, 2000 (age about 79 years). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Albany, Ga.
  King, Clitus H. — of Fairfield, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Fairfield; elected 1912. Burial location unknown.
  King, Clyde K. (1925-2007) — of Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Mich., June 2, 1925. Republican. Accountant; mayor of Ypsilanti, Mich., 1989-93; defeated, 1987. Lutheran. Member, Optimist Club; NAACP; Lions. Died, while suffering from Alzheimer's disease, in Huron Woods Residential Home in the St. Joseph Mercy Hospital complex, Superior Township, Washtenaw County, Mich., January 4, 2007 (age 81 years, 216 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery, Ypsilanti, Mich.
  Relatives: Married 1946 to Marilyn Wilks.
  King, Clyde L. — of Pennsylvania. Secretary of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1923-26; resigned 1926. Burial location unknown.
  King, Coby A. — of Encino, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1996 (alternate), 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  King, Coker See S. Coker King
  King Cool: See Paul Leonard Newman
  King, Coretta Scott (1927-2006) — also known as Coretta Scott — of Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala. Born in Heiberger, Perry County, Ala., April 27, 1927. Democrat. Speaker, Democratic National Convention, 1984, 1988. Female. African ancestry. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 2011. Died in Playas de Rosarito, Baja California, January 30, 2006 (age 78 years, 278 days). Entombed at King Center Grounds, Atlanta, Ga.
  Relatives: Daughter of Obediah Scott (1899-1998) and Bernice (McMurray) Scott (1904-1996); married, June 18, 1953, to Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968).
  Cross-reference: Joseph E. Lowery
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail — National Women's Hall of Fame
  Books about Coretta Scott King: Edythe Scott Bagley, Desert Rose: The Life and Legacy of Coretta Scott King
  King, Cyril Emmanuel (1921-1978) — also known as Cyril E. King — Born in St. Croix, Virgin Islands, April 7, 1921. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; aide and staff member to U.S. Sen. Hubert Humphrey, 1949-61; secretary of the U.S. Virgin Islands, 1961; Governor of U.S. Virgin Islands, 1969, 1975-78; died in office 1978; member of Virgin Islands legislature, 1973-74. African ancestry. Died in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, January 2, 1978 (age 56 years, 270 days). Interment at King's Hill Cemetery, St. Croix, Virgin Islands.
  Relatives: Son of Martin King and Melvina King; married to Agnes Agatha Schuster.
  The Cyril E. King Airport (Harry S. Truman Airport until 1984), in SAINT Thomas, Virgin Islands, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article
  King, Cyrus (1772-1817) — of Massachusetts. Born in Scarborough, Cumberland County, Maine, September 6, 1772. U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1813-17 (at-large 1813-15, 14th District 1815-17). Died in Saco, York County, Maine, April 25, 1817 (age 44 years, 231 days). Interment at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Saco, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Richard King (1718-1775) and Mary (Black) King (1736-1816); half-brother of Rufus King (1755-1827); brother of William King; married 1797 to Hannah Storer (1778-1853); uncle of John Alsop King, James Gore King and Edward King; granduncle of Rufus King (1814-1876) and Rufus King (1817-1891).
  Political family: King family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  King, Cyrus M. — of Deer River, Itasca County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1912, 1916; candidate in primary for Governor of Minnesota, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  King, D. Bruce — of Brewer, Penobscot County, Maine; Bradley, Penobscot County, Maine. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1996 (alternate), 2000, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  King, D. L. — of Sharp County, Ark. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  King, Dana E. — of Minnesota. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 6, 1866-67; member of Minnesota state senate 6th District, 1869-70. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  King, Daniel J. — of Rensselaer County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Rensselaer County 2nd District, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  King, Daniel Putnam (1801-1850) — also known as Daniel P. King — of South Danvers (now Peabody), Essex County, Mass. Born in Danvers, Essex County, Mass., January 8, 1801. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1836; Speaker of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives, 1843; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1838; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 2nd District, 1843-50; died in office 1850. Died in South Danvers (now Peabody), Essex County, Mass., July 25, 1850 (age 49 years, 198 days). Interment at King Cemetery, Peabody, Mass.; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  King, Daniel W. — of Green Bay, Brown County, Wis. Whig. Postmaster at Green Bay, Wis., 1849-53. Burial location unknown.
  King, Darrel — of Kansas. Reform candidate for Governor of Kansas, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  King, Darrell — of Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  King, David — Whig. Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1840. Burial location unknown.
  King, David (born c.1943) — of Nacogdoches, Nacogdoches County, Tex. Born about 1943. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  King, David Sjodahl (1917-2009) — also known as David S. King — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, June 20, 1917. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Utah 2nd District, 1959-63, 1965-67; defeated, 1966; candidate for U.S. Senator from Utah, 1962; U.S. Ambassador to Malagasy Republic, 1967-69; Mauritius, 1968-69. Mormon. Member, Jaycees. Died in Kensington, Montgomery County, Md., May 5, 2009 (age 91 years, 319 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Henry King (1863-1949).
  Cross-reference: Jean Westwood
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
  King, David W. — of New Mexico. Democrat. New Mexico state treasurer, 1991-. Still living as of 1991.
  King, Dayton See C. Dayton King
  King, Denise W. — of Chatham, Columbia County, N.Y. Democrat. Presidential Elector for New York, 1996; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2000, 2004, 2008 (member, Platform Committee); member of Democratic National Committee from New York, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  King, Donna Iacovacci — also known as Donna I. King — of Norwalk, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1996, 2000; member, Credentials Committee, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  King, Donnie R. — of Lexington, Davidson County, N.C. Candidate for mayor of Lexington, N.C., 2009. Still living as of 2009.
  King, Dori C. — of Florida. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  King, Dwayne A. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 43-B, 1977-78. Still living as of 1978.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record


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