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John A. KING

American John A. KING

born John Alsop KING

American politician who was Governor of New York

Source :  Tim DOWLING

Born: on January 03, 1788 in New York City, New York, USA
Died: on July 07, 1867 in Queens County, New York, USA


Biography

He was born in the area now encompassed by New York City, the son of U.S. Senator Rufus King (1755–1827) and Mary (Alsop) King. He had four brothers, among them Congressman James G. King (1791–1853), and Charles King who was President of Columbia University.

When his father was appointed the U.S. ambassador to Great Britain, the family moved to Britain, and King was educated at Harrow School. Upon graduating from Harrow, King returned to New York City to study law. He was admitted to the bar and practiced in New York City.

Source :  http://www.wikipedia.org/

See Also :

- Category American politician