|Birth: ||Jul. 15, 1922|
|Death: ||Oct. 2, 1970|
Clear Creek County
State Representative, Kansas Legislature. Raymond King and his wife, Yvonne, were killed in the Wichita State University Football Team plane crash. In one of the worst tragedies of college sports history, a plane carrying Wichita State University football players, athletic staff members and team boosters crashed at approximately 3 p.m., October 2, 1970, on a mountain near Silver Plume, Colorado while enroute to Logan, Utah for a game with Utah State University. Representative King was a graduate of Newton High School and the University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas. He and his family attended the East Emmett Church, Newton, Kansas, for many years.
Classmate of Dorothy Carolyn Richter Young, Ronald Vernon Young, William M. Hanna and Martha Jane Corbin Prowell at Newton High School, Newton, Kansas, Class of 1940.
Ezra W. King (1887 - 1934)
Mary Longenecker King (1888 - 1947)
Yvonne McInturff King (1928 - 1970)*
Leroy King (1919 - 2002)*
Raymond Earl King (1922 - 1970)
Note: Grandson of Samuel B. & Anna Smith King buried in Eastlawn Cemetery where his parents are buried.
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Record added: Nov 10, 2007
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