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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
  • Biographical sketch, E.A. King, p. 495, attorney. Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas, Containing Biographical Sketches of the Representative Public, and Many Early Settled Families, 1889.
  • Biographical sketch, A.E. King, p. 238. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Biographical sketch, E.A. King, pp. 310-311. The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889, 1999.
  • 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. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • 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.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 18th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber vestibule, east wall. 2E.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    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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