E.A. King

Full Name: E. A. King
Date of birth: March 17, 1854
Date of death: September 13, 1922

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 5 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1) (2)   Democrat Pittsburg / Camp   Camp, Delta, Franklin, Hopkins, Hunt

(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
(2) 18th Legislature, Regular Session - All Senators except District 3 and 21 are listed in Roll Call as taking the oath of office, 1/9/1883, p. 2; resolution by Sen. Gooch that the Senators shall now be divided by lot into two classes, 1/10/1883, pp. 5-6; drew term of 2 years. Senate Journal. January 10, 1883 January 9, 1883

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Census of 1860 - Edward A. King, Hunt County, age 9, born circa 1851 in Texas, in household of Oswin H. King.
    Census of 1880 - E.A. King, Camp County, age 29, born circa 1851 in North Carolina, lawyer.
    Census of 1920 - Edwin A. King, Camp County, age 65, born circa 1855 in Texas, lawyer, wife Laura. FamilySearch. 1860 1880 1920
  • E.A. King, birth date 3/19/1854 in Jefferson, Texas; death date 9/13/1922 in Pittsburgh, Camp County; lawyer; father Oswin King, mother Elizabeth Hawkins. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • John Caleb King, brother of E.A. King. Includes list of children of Oswin Holland King and Mary Ann Hawkins, "7. Edwin Arcadius King, b. March 17, 1851 in Cass County, Texas and died June 4, 1926 in Pittsburg, TX. Edwin married Laura Towns." Find a Grave.
  • E.A. King. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • Obituary, "E.A. King Dies of Paralysis," 9/15/1922, p. 1. "He served one term in the State Senate and was the first mayor of Pittsburg." Death date 9/12/1922. The Pittsburgh Gazette.

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Committee Information top

18th R.S. - 1883
Agricultural Affairs  
Commerce and Manufactures (Chair) 
Engrossed Bills  
Frontier Protection  
Insurance, Statistics and History  
Internal Improvements  
Judiciary No. 2  
Military Affairs  
Roads and Bridges  
State Affairs  

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