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Rufus Young King

Full Name: Rufus Young King
Birth date: July 12, 1830
Death date: February 8, 1911

Terms of Service

  • House, 22nd (1) Legislature
    1/13/1891 - 1/10/1893
    Democrat
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

Other Resources

  • Census of 1880 - R.Y. King, Belton, Bell County, age 50, born circa 1830, mercantile drummer, wife M.C. King, and daughter Lucy W. King. FamilySearch .
  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company A, 8th Regiment, Texas Cavalry. Military grave marker, Rufus Young King (1828-1911), portrait, burial in North Belton Cemetery, Belton, Bell County. Find a Grave .
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 573-574, Memorial and Biographical History of McLennan, Falls, Bell and Coryell Counties, Texas. Born 1830 in Florence, Alabama. HeritageQuest Online .
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, Rufus Young King, pp. 320-321. Born 7/12/1830 in Florence, Alabama. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature 1892.
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