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Thomas Butler King

Thomas Butler King
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from 1st district
In office
March 4, 1839 – March 3, 1843
March 4, 1845 – March 3, 1850
Preceded by George W. Towns
Alexander Stephens
Succeeded by John B. Lamar
Joseph W. Jackson
Personal details
Born August 27, 1800
Palmer, Massachusetts
Died May 10, 1864 (aged 63)
Waresboro, Georgia
Resting place Churchyard of Christ Church, Frederica, St. Simons, Georgia
Political party Whig
Spouse(s) Anna Matilda Page (c1800-1859)
Children John Floyd King

Thomas Butler King I (August 27, 1800 – May 10, 1864) was an American politician from the state of

United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
George W. Towns
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from John Basil Lamar
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Alexander H. Stephens
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Joseph W. Jackson
Succeeded by
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King died in St. Simons Island.[3]

In 1824 he married Anna Matilda Page (c1800-1859). They had ten children who survived to adulthood including a son, United States House of Representatives in 1838 to the 26th United States Congress. He accepted an appointment in California as tax collector for the Port of San Francisco under Millard Fillmore. He then went to work as a lobbyist for the Southern Pacific Railroad Company.[1][3]

[3][1] He was born on August 27, 1800 in



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