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King, John A., 1788-1867

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    • King, J. A. (John A.), 1788-1867
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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1788-01-03
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1867-07-07
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1849
        • Affiliation End: 1851
        • Organization: United States. Congress. House
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        New York (State)
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      • Sources

        • found: Volunteers of the State of Vermont. (To accompany Bill H.R. No. 205.), 1850:p. 1 (Mr. J.A. King, from the Committee on Military Affairs)
        • found: Horatio Boultbee. (To accompany Bill H.R. No. 454.), 1851:p. 1 (Mr. John A. King, from the Committee on Military Affairs)
        • found: LC database, May 28, 2008(MLC hdg.: King, John A., 1788-1867)
        • found: Biog. dir. of the U.S. Cong. online, viewed June 19, 2017(KING, John Alsop, (son of Rufus King and brother of James Gore King), a Representative from New York; born in New York City January 3, 1788; attended Harrow School, England, and also studied in Paris; returned to New York City; studied law; was admitted to the bar; served in the War of 1812 as lieutenant of Cavalry; engaged in farming near Jamaica, N.Y.; member of the State assembly 1819-1821; served in the State senate from 1823 until his resignation in 1825; appointed secretary of the legation at London in 1825; ChargĂ© d'Affaires June 15 to August 5, 1826; again elected to the State assembly in 1832, 1838, and 1840; delegate to the Whig National Convention in 1839 and 1852; elected as a Whig to the Thirty-first Congress (March 4, 1849-March 3, 1851); resumed the practice of law; Governor of New York in 1857 and 1858; delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1856; member of the peace convention of 1861 held in Washington, D.C., in an effort to devise means to prevent the impending war; died in Jamaica, Long Island, N.Y., July 7, 1867; interment in Grace Church Cemetery)
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        • 2008-05-28: new
        • 2017-06-19: revised
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