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Henry King


 

Sessions

Session Office Position District Party
1825-1826 12 Democrat
1826-1827 12 Democrat
1827-1828 12 Democrat
1828-1829 12 Democrat
1829-1830 12 Democrat
1830-1831 12 Democrat
 Counties   Lehigh, Northampton, Pike, Wayne

Biography

07/06/1790 - 07/13/1861

Henry King (D12) Lehigh, Northampton, Pike, Wayne Counties 1825-1831

Early Life:

Henry King, born July 6, 1790, Palmer, Hampden County, Massachusetts; son of Daniel and Hanna Lord King; pursued classical studies; studied law, New London, Connecticut, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania; admitted, Pennsylvania bar, 1815; private law practice, Allentown, Pennsylvania; elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1825-1831; elected, Jackson Democrat, United States House of Representatives, 1831-1835; resumed, Allentown law practice; married, Mary L King, son, died infancy, Henry Lord King; died, July 13, 1861 (aged 71), Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania; interment, Union-West End Cemetery, Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 12th district, Lehigh, Northampton, Pike, Wayne, Counties, 1825-1831.

Elected, Jackson Democrat, United States House of Representatives, Twenty-second and Twenty-third Congresses, 1831-1835; declined to run for a third term, seat was then filled by Congressman Edward B. Hubley.

Legacy:

Older brother, Georgia Congressman, Thomas Butler King; nephew of Colonel John Floyd King, Confederate Army, Civil War, and later served, Louisiana Congressman.

Cited:

https://bioguide.congress.gov/search/bio/K000202

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6858297/henry-king