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Thomas Benton King

Thomas King
Full Name: Thomas Benton King
Birth date: April 12, 1838
Death date: December 15, 1931

Terms of Service

  • House, 36th Legislature
    1/14/1919 - 1/11/1921
    Democrat

Biographical Notes and Resources

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Judge Thomas Benton King, birth date 4/12/1838 in Richmond, Missouri; death date 12/15/1931 in Stephenville, Erath County, Texas; interment in West End Cemetery, Stephenville. Find a Grave .
  • KING, THOMAS BENTON (1838–1931). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Obituary, "Judge Thomas B. King Dead at Age of 93; Last Rites Wednesday," Stephenville Empire-Tribune, 12/18/1931, p. 1, crediting Dublin Public Library. "Judge King's public offices included . . . after his coming to Texas in 1873, four years as county judge of Erath county, 1894-1898 and two years in the Texas Legislature, 1919-1920." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • 36th Legislature (1919) - T.B. King, postoffice Stephenville, nativity Missouri, age 80 (born circa 1839), 45 years in Texas, lawyer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .

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