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Lorenzo King Lorenzo King
Full Name: Lorenzo Dow King
Date of birth: 1829
Date of death: December 16, 1911

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 24 Aug 6, 1866 - Feb 7, 1870 11th (1) (2) (3)     Tarrant / Hopkins   Hopkins
(1) Tarrant, the first county seat of Hopkins County, was four miles north of Sulphur Springs in the central part of the county. Its post office closed in 1871. During the early 1990s only a few scattered farmhouses and a cemetery remained in the area. Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) Tarrant, Hopkins County. House Journal.
(3) Roster of 11th Legislature, House of Representatives, "Texas Legislative Proceedings," 8/11/1866, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • KING, LORENZO DOW (1829-1911). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Lorenzo King, 11th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 11th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, south wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    11th R.S. - 1866
    General Land Office, Select (Co-Chair) 
    Judiciary  
    Penitentiary, Select  
    Public Buildings  
     

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