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CPT Drew Campbell King, Sr

CPT Drew Campbell King, Sr

Brenham, Washington County, Texas, USA
Death 23 May 1936 (aged 66)
Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Burial Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Plot Section H, Lot 018 W 1/2
Memorial ID 11118292 · View Source
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Son of R. L. King and Augusta Weise. D. C. King married Mamie Saulnier Nov 10, 1891, in Harris Co., Texas.

Houston Fire Department from 1898-1936
He was captain of Fire Station Number 7, and was one of the eldest members of continuous service in the Houston Fire Department at the time of his death. He was known to be a strict disciplinarian and he kept his Colt .45 pistol stuck in his belt. During one discussion with his crew at the station he shot a round into the ceiling. He was a member of the Maccabee Lodge.

Father of D. C. King, Jr., C. C. King, and a daughter, Leola Dale Clark who passed away on May 29, 1922. Brother of Nettie Machen, Alice Drabow, Annie Schwecke, Matilda Schwecke, and Lillian Lewis.

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I have fought the good fight,
I have finished my course,
I have kept the faith.

  • Created by: Julie Karen Hancock (Cooper) Jackson
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for CPT Drew Campbell King, Sr (1 Dec 1869–23 May 1936), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11118292, citing Glenwood Cemetery, Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Julie Karen Hancock (Cooper) Jackson (contributor 24420413) .