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Sam King Samuel Jonathan King
Full Name: Samuel Jonathan King
Date of birth: September 21, 1859
Date of death: June 16, 1950

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 39 Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929 40th   Democrat Sulphur Springs / Hopkins   Hopkins
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Samuel Jonathan King, birth date 9/21/1859 in Hopkins County, death date 6/16/1950 in Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County. All Kings Family Tree, Photo from the Celia Wright Collection. Ancestry.com.
  • Marriage to Ava Neely 12/26/1881 in Hopkins County. Samuel Jonathan King in birth records of daughters Fanny (1894) and Gladys (1898); wife Ava Neely King.
    Census of 1900 - Samuel J. King, Hopkins County, age 40, born September 1859 in Texas, spouse Ava, daughters Vera, Eva, Nela, Fannie, Ruth, and Gladys.
    Marriage to Bettie L. Whitfield 8/19/1903 in Hopkins County.
    Census of 1910 - Sam J. King, Sulphur Springs Ward 3, Hopkins County, age 50, born circa 1860 in Texas, teacher,/prof. school, spouse Bettie, daughters Ruth and Gladis.
    Census of 1920 - Sam J. King, Sulphur Springs Ward 3, Hopkins County, age 60, born circa 1860 in Texas, teacher, spouse Bettie, daughter Gladys.
    Census of 1930 - Sam King, Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County, age 70, born circa 1860 in Texas, spouse Bettie.
    Census of 1940 - Sam King, Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County, age 80, born circa 1860 in Texas, spouse Bettie. FamilySearch. 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981 (1) Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981 (2) Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977 (1) Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977 (2)
  • Sam J. King, birth date 9/21/1859 in Hopkins County, death date 6/16/1950 in Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County, retired professor, father L.D. King, mother Ellen Hopkins, informant Mrs. Bettie King. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Sam J. King (1859-1950), burial with spouse Bettie W. King in Sulphur Springs City Cemetery, Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County. Biographical information, "From a Hamilton County Newspaper Archive," Professor and teacher of literature. Find a Grave.
  • "Prof. Sam J. King stands without a peer in Texas, as an educator and high tone christian gentleman." "King's School," The Hopkins County Echo (Sulphur Springs, Texas), 5/16/1919, p. 1, crediting Hopkins County Genealogical Society.
    "Sam J. King Writes of His Former Students," The Daily News-Telegram (Sulphur Springs, Texas), 9/4/1927, p. 17, crediting Hopkins County Genealogical Society. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries). May 16, 1919 September 4, 1927
  • 40th Legislature (1927) - Sam J. King, postoffice Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County, nativity Texas, age 66 (born circa 1861), teacher. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Sam King, 40th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 40th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
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    40th R.S. - 1927
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    Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
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