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Austin Augustus King
Birth: Sep. 21, 1802
Death: Apr. 22, 1870
Saint Louis
Missouri, USA

10th Missouri Governor, US Congressman. Trained as a lawyer and admitted to the Bar in 1822, he served as a Colonel in the Black Hawk War. He served two one year terms as a member of the Missouri State House of Representatives in 1834 and 1836, and was elected as Governor of Missouri, serving from 1848 to 1853. After serving as a Delegate to Democratic National Convention 1860, he was elected as a Unionist to represent Missouri's 6th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving a single term from March 4, 1863 to March 3, 1865. He was defeated for re-election to the seat by Congressman Robert T. Van Horn, and returned to his private law practice. He passed away in St. Louis, Missouri in 1970. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Martha Anthony Woodson King (1825 - 1885)*
 
 Children:
  Walter King (1829 - 1885)*
  Frances A King Richardson (1830 - 1909)*
  Thomas Benton King (1838 - 1931)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Richmond Cemetery
Richmond
Ray County
Missouri, USA
 
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Record added: Aug 31, 2000
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