Henry King (congressman)
Henry King (brother of Thomas Butler King and uncle of John Floyd King) was born in Palmer, Massachusetts. He studied law in New London, Connecticut, and Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. He was admitted to the bar in 1815 and commenced practice in Allentown, Pennsylvania. He was a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate from 1826 to 1828 and 1830 to 1832.
King was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-second and Twenty-third Congresses. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1834 to the Twenty-Fourth Congress. He resumed the practice of law and died in Allentown in 1861. Interment in Union Cemetery.
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