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Crockett King Crockett McDonald King
Full Name: Crockett McDonald King
Date of birth: January 15, 1841
Date of death: December 4, 1897

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 63 Jan 8, 1889 - Jan 13, 1891 21st (1) (2)   Democrat Leon Junction / Coryell   Coryell, Hamilton
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Roster of Representatives of the 21st Legislature, "Twenty-First Legislature: Members of the House, Address, Occupation and Politics," Galveston Daily News, 1/5/1889, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch of O.T. Tyler, "Father of Coryell County," from History of Coryell County. Mentions the [Crockett] King headright, which was near the Tyler headright in Coryell County. HeritageQuest Online.
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • Biographical sketch, Crocket McDonald King, A Memorial and Biographical History of McLennan, Falls, Bell and Coryell Counties, Texas, 1893, pp. 492-494, crediting Lena Armstrong Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Military Service Notes
  • Rangers under Colonel J.M. Norris; George W. Carter's First Texas Lancers under the Confederacy; Confederate States Army, Captain, Army of Tennessee under Bragg. A Memorial and Biographical History of McLennan, Falls, Bell and Coryell Counties, Texas, 1893, pp. 492-494, crediting Lena Armstrong Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Other Resources
  • Crocket McDonald King, birth date 1/15/1841 in Burleson County, death date 12/4/1897, interment in King-Smith Cemetery, Gatesville, Coryell County. Find a Grave.
  • Mortuary, Gatesville, Texas, Dec. 4 - Hon. Crockett M. King, "represented this county in the Legislature," 12/5/1897 edition, p. 3. Galveston Daily News.
  • "King's Mountain was named for Crockett King, who was among the first white men to establish in the Leon Valley This mountain is near Leon Junction." History of Coryell, RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Crockett King, 21st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 21st session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    21st R.S. - 1889
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