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Andrew KING

(1812-1895)

KING, Andrew, a Representative from Missouri; born in Greenbrier County, Va. (now West Virginia), March 20, 1812; attended the common schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in St. Charles, Mo.; member of the State senate in 1846; served in the State house of delegates in 1858; judge of the circuit court for the nineteenth judicial district of Missouri 1859-1864; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-second Congress (March 4, 1871-March 3, 1873); was not a candidate for renomination in 1872; resumed the practice of law; died in Jefferson City, Mo., November 18, 1895; interment in Oak Grove Cemetery, St. Charles, Mo.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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