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JOHN WILLIAM KING


Photo credit:

McAtee, William, comp. Souvenir: Portraits and Biographies of the Members of the Legislature of Pennsylvania and Heads of Departments, Session of 1895. Harrisburg, Pa.: The Roshon Portrait Company, 1895.

 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1895-1896 Republican
1897-1898 Republican
 Counties   Lycoming

Biography

02/16/1846 - 09/09/1913

KING, John William, a Representative from Lycoming County; born, February 16, 1846 in Shamokin Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania; attended, Muncy Normal School; private, Company K, 88th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1865, Civil War); teacher (24 years); farmer; elected, auditor, assessor and school director, Muncy Creek Township; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1894 and 1896; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1898); unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1900, 1902); vice president, Grangers National Bank of Hughesville; died, September 9, 1913 in Muncy Creek Township, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania; interred, Huntersville Trinity Cemetery, Huntersville, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.