Henry Gill King

Full Name: Henry Gill King
Date of birth: July 28, 1861
Date of death: November 27, 1930

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 72 Jan 13, 1891 - May 30, 1891 22nd (1) (2)   Democrat Caldwell / Burleson   Burleson, Lee, Washington

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
(2) Sam G. Ragsdale, elected 8/11/1891, sworn 3/14/1892, succeeded Henry G. King, resigned after Regular Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 22nd Legislature (1891) - Henry G. King, postoffice Caldwell, nativity Texas, age 29 (born circa 1862), lawyer, 29 years in Texas. House Journal.

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, Henry Gill King, "Hold Funeral of Judge King in Los Angeles: Rites for Former City Attorney Are Held Today in L.A.," The Caldwell News and The Burleson County Ledger, 12/5/1930, p. 4, crediting Harrie P. Woodson Memorial Library. Born in Caldwell, Burleson County, Texas on 7/28/1861. City attorney of Culver City, resident of Caldwell for many years. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Other Resources

  • "Talk of Henry G. King for the State Senate," 3/18/1904, p. 3. "Mr. King has served in public life as district attorney and member of the house of representatives with distinguished ability . . . " Austin Statesman.
  • Census of 1870 - Henry G. King, Burleson County, age 8, born circa 1862 in Texas, son of Hugh A.C. and Eliza A. King.
    Henry Gill King and Carrie Rives Penn, parents of Alwynn Penn King, birth date 1/10/1886 in Belton, Bell County, and Mildred Lee King, birth date 12/29/1897 in Williamson County (father's birthplace Burleson County).
    Census of 1900 - Henry G. King, Austin, Travis County, age 38, born July 1862 in Texas, wife Carrie, sons Alwyn and William Y., daughters Erleen, Mildred, and Elizabeth.
    Census of 1910 - H.G. King, Dallas, Dallas County, age 45, born circa 1865 in Texas, lawyer, wife Corrie.
    Census of 1920 - Henry King, Dallas, Dallas County, age 58, born circa 1862 in Texas, lawyer, wife Carrie.
    Henry Gill King, attorney, birth date 7/28/1861 in Texas, death date 11/27/1930 in Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, father Alwyn King, mother Eliza Dunn. FamilySearch. 1870 1900 1910 1920 California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994 Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981 (1) Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981 (2)

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Committee Information top

22nd R.S. - 1891
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