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Rufus Young King
Full Name: Rufus Young King
Date of birth: July 12, 1830
Date of death: February 8, 1911

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 56 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (1)   Democrat Belton / Bell   Bell

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 32nd Legislature, 1st C.S., v. 1, 8/12/1911, p. 170. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 573-574, Memorial and Biographical History of McLennan, Falls, Bell and Coryell Counties, Texas. Born 1830 in Florence, Alabama. HeritageQuest Online.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, Rufus Young King, pp. 320-321. Born 7/12/1830 in Florence, Alabama. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company A, 8th Regiment, Texas Cavalry. Military grave marker, Rufus Young King (1828-1911), portrait, burial in North Belton Cemetery, Belton, Bell County. Find a Grave.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1880 - R.Y. King, Belton, Bell County, age 50, born circa 1830, mercantile drummer, wife M.C. King, and daughter Lucy W. King. FamilySearch.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 22nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    22nd R.S. - 1891
    County Government and County Finances  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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