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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, Val — of California. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  King, Verna S. — of San Diego, San Diego County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2000 (alternate), 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  King, Vernon — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 6th District, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  King, Vernon F. — of Michigan. Candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 20th Circuit, 1905. Burial location unknown.
  King, Vernon J. — of Florida. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  King, Vernon W. — of Lebanon, Grafton County, N.H. Democrat. Candidate for New Hampshire state house of representatives from Lebanon, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  King, Victor — of Camden, Camden County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  King, Victor — of Glendale, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  King, Victor A. — of Orange, New Haven County, Conn. Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Orange, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  King, Vincent C. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 7th District, 1863. Burial location unknown.
  King, Vincent M. — of Carthage, Jefferson County, N.Y. Mayor of Carthage, N.Y., 1957. Still living as of 1957.
  King, Viola K. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1936. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  King, Virgie M. — of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska. Democrat. Member of Democratic National Committee from Alaska, 1984; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska, 1984, 1996; candidate for Presidential Elector for Alaska, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  King, Virgil — of Midland City, Dale County, Ala. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  King, W. C. — of Sandpoint, Bonner County, Idaho. Postmaster at Sandpoint, Idaho, 1899. Burial location unknown.
  King, W. C. — of Kingsland, Camden County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  King, W. E. — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1912, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  King, W. F., Sr. — of Adrian, Lenawee County, Mich. Democrat. Mayor of Adrian, Mich., 1907-08. Burial location unknown.
  King, W. M. — Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  King, W. Marshall — of Fredericksburg, Va. Democrat. Mayor of Fredericksburg, Va., 1940; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1940; delegate to Virginia limited constitutional convention 27th District, 1945. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  King, W. N. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  King, W. S. — of Ashtabula, Ashtabula County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  King, W. Stirling — of Richmond, Va. Mayor of Richmond, Va., 1948-50. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  King, W. W. — of Pittsburg, Contra Costa County, Calif. Mayor of Pittsburg, Calif., 1952-53. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  King, Walter — of Highland Park, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 15th District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  King, Walter R. — of Willimantic, Windham County, Conn. Republican. Postmaster at Willimantic, Conn., 1924-25; mayor of Willimantic, Conn., 1930-31. Burial location unknown.
  King, Walter W. — U.S. Vice Consul in Naples, as of 1921-24. Burial location unknown.
  King, Warren C. — of Dobbs Ferry, Westchester County, N.Y. Postmaster at Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., 1925-28. Burial location unknown.
  King, Warren L. — of Santa Paula, Ventura County, Calif. Mayor of Santa Paula, Calif., 1952-54. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  King, Washington — of St. Louis, Mo. Mayor of St. Louis, Mo., 1855-56. Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  King, Wayne (born c.1981) — of Kings Mountain, Cleveland County, N.C. Born about 1981. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 2004, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  King, Wayne D. — of Rumney, Grafton County, N.H. Democrat. Candidate for Governor of New Hampshire, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  King, Wigton — of Big Lick, Botetourt County (now Roanoke), Va. Postmaster at Big Lick, Va., 1798-1804. Burial location unknown.
  King, Wilbur — of Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  King, Will B. — of Garden Grove, Orange County, Calif. Candidate for mayor of Garden Grove, Calif., 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  King, Will R. See William Rufus King
  King, Willa Mae — of Wayne County, Mich. Candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1976. Female. Still living as of 1976.
  King, Willard B. — U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in SAINT Stephen, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  King, Willard V. — of Convent Station, Morris County, N.J. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  King, William (1768-1852) — of Topsham, Lincoln County (now Sagadahoc County), Maine; Bath, Lincoln County (now Sagadahoc County), Maine. Born in Scarborough, Cumberland County, Maine, February 9, 1768. Sawmill owner; shipbuilder; cotton mill business; banker; Governor of Maine, 1820-21; defeated, 1835. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons. Died in Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine, June 17, 1852 (age 84 years, 129 days). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery, Bath, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Richard King (1718-1775) and Mary (Black) King (1736-1816); half-brother of Rufus King (1755-1827); brother of Cyrus King; 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 Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  King, William — of Niagara County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Niagara County, 1826. Burial location unknown.
  King, William — of Iredell County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Iredell County, 1829. Burial location unknown.
  King, William — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Mayor of Houston, Tex., 1859. Burial location unknown.
  King, William — of Wayne County, Mich. American candidate for Michigan state senate 1st District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  King, William A. — of Nevada County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 21st District, 1869-71. Burial location unknown.
  King, William A. (b. 1855) — of Stafford Springs, Stafford, Tolland County, Conn.; Willimantic, Windham County, Conn. Born in Greenfield, Franklin County, Mass., July 22, 1855. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1882, 1899-1902, 1919-20 (Stafford 1882, Windham 1899-1902, 1919-20); defeated, 1908; Connecticut state attorney general, 1903-07; candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1912. Congregationalist. Interment at Old Willimantic Cemetery, Windham, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick King and Mary King; married, August 26, 1889, to Jane S. Cady.
  King, William A. — of Massachusetts. Socialist. Painter; candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1919; delegate to Socialist National Convention from Massachusetts, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  King, William A. — Candidate for U.S. Representative from Louisiana 2nd District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  King, William B. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 17th District, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  King, William B. — of Bluemont, Loudoun County, Va. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  King, William C. — of Hastings, Dakota County, Minn. Republican. Postmaster at Hastings, Minn., 1899-1901. Burial location unknown.
  King, William C. — Republican. New Hampshire Republican state chair, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  King, William D. — of Sussex County, Del. Republican. Candidate for Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 5th District, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  King, William E. (born c.1891) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Oak Ridge, Morehouse Parish, La., about 1891. Republican. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1925-27, 1929-33; member of Illinois state senate 3rd District, 1935-39; defeated, 1938; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1940, 1944, 1956; candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 1st District, 1940, 1942, 1944, 1946, 1948. Baptist. African ancestry. Member, Urban League; Freemasons; Foresters. Burial location unknown.
  King, William F. — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 5th District, 1899-1900. Burial location unknown.
  King, William G. — of Wappingers Falls, Dutchess County, N.Y. Democrat. Postmaster at Wappingers Falls, N.Y., 1853-56. Burial location unknown.
  King, William H. — of Preston County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Preston County, 1864-65. Burial location unknown.
  King, William H. — U.S. Vice Commercial Agent (Vice Consul) in Port Stanley, as of 1884; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in SAINT Thomas, as of 1898. Burial location unknown.
  King, William H. — U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in SAINT Thomas, as of 1905-06. Burial location unknown.
William H. King King, William Henry (1863-1949) — also known as William H. King — of Fillmore, Millard County, Utah; Provo, Utah County, Utah; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Fillmore, Millard County, Utah, June 3, 1863. Democrat. Lawyer; Millard County Attorney; Millard County Clerk; member of Utah territorial legislature, 1886; member Utah territorial council, 1891; justice of Utah territorial supreme court, 1894-96; U.S. Representative from Utah at-large, 1897-99, 1900-01; defeated, 1900, 1902; U.S. Senator from Utah, 1917-41; defeated, 1940; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1924 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1928. Mormon. Died November 27, 1949 (age 86 years, 177 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  Relatives: Son of William King and Josephine King; married 1890 to Anne Lyman; father of David Sjodahl King (1917-2009).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
  King, William I. — of Tionesta, Forest County, Pa. Republican. Chair of Forest County Republican Party, 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  King, William Rufus (b. 1864) — also known as William R. King; Will R. King — of Baker City, Baker County, Ore.; Ontario, Malheur County, Ore. Born in Walla Walla County, Wash., October 3, 1864. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1892-94; member of Oregon state senate, 1894-98; candidate for Governor of Oregon, 1898; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1909-10; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1912 (speaker), 1916 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1920; member of Democratic National Committee from Oregon, 1912-16. Unitarian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Davis Rufus King and Elizabeth (Estes) King; married, December 6, 1892, to L. Myrtle King.
  King, William Rufus de Vane (1786-1853) — also known as William R. King — of Cahaba, Dallas County, Ala.; Selma, Dallas County, Ala. Born in Sampson County, N.C., April 7, 1786. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state legislature, 1807; U.S. Representative from North Carolina, 1811-16 (5th District 1811-13, at-large 1813-15, 5th District 1815-16); U.S. Senator from Alabama, 1819-44, 1848-52; U.S. Minister to France, 1844-46; Vice President of the United States, 1853; died in office 1853. Member, Freemasons. Took oath of office as Vice President in Havana, Cuba, where he had gone for his health; died the next month, at his plantation near Cahaba, Dallas County, Ala., April 18, 1853 (age 67 years, 11 days). Original interment at a private or family graveyard, Dallas County, Ala.; reinterment at Live Oak Cemetery, Selma, Ala.
  Cross-reference: Samuel Sherman
  King County, Wash. is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  King, William Smith (1828-1900) — of Minnesota. Born in Malone, Franklin County, N.Y., December 16, 1828. Republican. U.S. Representative from Minnesota 3rd District, 1875-77. Died February 24, 1900 (age 71 years, 70 days). Interment at Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  King, William W. — of Sheboygan, Sheboygan County, Wis. Republican. Postmaster at Sheboygan, Wis., 1869-73. Burial location unknown.
  King, William Z. — of Greenport, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in New York. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1879-81. Burial location unknown.
  King, Wilmer E. — of Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Harrisburg, Pa., 1955-65 (acting, 1955-56). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  King, Wilson — U.S. Consul in Dublin, as of 1874; Birmingham, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  King, Winton H. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 1st District, 1956, 1958. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  King, Wylie — of Hancock, Pottawattamie County, Iowa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  King, Wyllys (born c.1803) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in Connecticut, about 1803. Merchant; delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 29th District, 1865. Burial location unknown.
  King, Yelverton P. (1794-1868) — of Georgia. Born in 1794. U.S. Charge d'Affaires to New Grenada, 1851-53. Died in 1868 (age about 74 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  King, Ziba — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1884; delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Florida, 1896. Burial location unknown.


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