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Carleton James KING

(1904-1977)

KING, Carleton James, a Representative from New York; born in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., June 15, 1904; attended the public schools; graduated from Union University, Albany Law School 1926; was admitted to the bar and entered the practice of law in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., in 1926; acting city judge, Saratoga Springs, 1936-1941; assistant district attorney Saratoga County, 1942-1950, and district attorney, Saratoga County, 1950-1961; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-seventh Congress; reelected to the six succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1961, until his resignation December 31, 1974; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1974 to the Ninety-fourth Congress; resumed the practice of law in Saratoga Springs; died in Bradenton, Fla., November 19, 1977; cremated; ashes scattered in the Gulf of Mexico near Bradenton.

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

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