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Henry King Henry King
Full Name: Henry Clay King
Date of birth: May 4, 1830
Date of death: March 24, 1911

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 29 Jan 14, 1873 - Jan 13, 1874 13th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Boerne / Kendall   Bandera, Bexar, Blanco, Burnet, Comal, Edwards, Gillespie, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Llano, Mason, Menard, Wilson
(1) Entire Senate went up for reelection due to Senatorial redistricting. Act passed Apr. 24, 1873 [presented to Governor May 1, 1873 and became law without his signature], 13th Legislature, R.S., ch. 35, Apportionment Laws of Texas, 1836-1950, 1950.
(2) 13th Legislature - 1/14/1873, p. 1, listed as "Senator elect." "There being a quorum present, by consent of the Senate, the following Senators elect qualified, taking their seats as members of the 13th Legislature." Senate Journal.
(3) 13th Legislature - Included in list of 15 Senate members that were conservative Democrats, p. 145. The Texas Senate: Volume II, Civil War to the Eve of Reform, 1861-1889, 1999.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • KING, HENRY C. (1830-1911). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Other Resources
  • Henry Clay King, birth date 5/4/1830, death date 3/24/1911, interment in City Cemetery #1, San Antonio. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Henry King, Constitutional Convention of 1875 Composite Photo. From the collection of the Texas State Library and Archives Commisison.
  • Photograph. Henry King, 13th Legislature, DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection.
  • Photograph. Henry King, 13th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 13th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Pictorial Monogram of the State Government of Texas 1873 (DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection). DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection..
  • Committee Informationtop
    13th R.S. - 1873
    Claims and Accounts  
    Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts (Chair) 
    Education  
    Engrossed Bills (Chair) 
    Indian Affairs and Frontier Protection (Chair) 
    Judge T.C. Barden, 16th Judicial Court (Co-Chair) 
    Militia  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Redistricting/Apportionment, Select  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
     

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