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Stephen Marion King

S.M. King
Full Name: Stephen Marion "Steve" King
Birth date: August 30, 1878
Death date: April 24, 1958

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 35th (1) (3) & 34th (2) Legislatures
    1/12/1915 - 5/17/1917
    Democrat
  • House, 30th Legislature
    1/8/1907 - 1/12/1909
    Democrat
(1) Vinson A. Collins, in special election 8/17/1917, sworn 9/4/1917, succeeded Steve M. King, resigned after 1st Called Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(2) 34th Legislature - 1/12/1915, pp. 1-2, listed as elected on November 3, 1914. Senate Journal .
(3) 35th Legislature - 1/9/1917, pp. 1-2, listed in Roll Call of Holdover Senators. Senate Journal .

Biographical Notes and Resources

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Other Resources

  • In 1917 from Beaumont, Jefferson county, 14 dist., age 38, born in Texas, lawyer, Democrat. Died April 1958, according to Houston Press article, 4/24/1958, p. 8. Card File .
  • Stephen Marion King, birth date 8/30/1878, death date 4/24/1958, biographical sketch excerpt from "Descendants of Caleb Garrison, Sr. and his wife Sarah Fleming," interment in Forrest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont, Jefferson County. Find a Grave .
  • Census of 1910, Steve M. King, Precinct No. 1, Nacogdoches County, age 31, born in Texas, lawyer. HeritageQuest Online .
  • Biographical sketch, Senate of the 35th Legislature, "A Look at the Affairs of State: The Real Names and Addresses of Thirty-one Senators With Additional Facts," 3/22/1917, p. 6. Houston Post .
  • "Great Ovation Tendered Judge King at Nacogdoches," San Augustine Tribune, 7/18/1918, p. 2, crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Memorial, June 1958, p. 437. Texas Bar Journal .
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