Stafford King

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Stafford King
10th Minnesota State Auditor
In office
January 6, 1931 – March 7, 1969
Preceded by Ray P. Chase
Succeeded by William O'Brien
Personal details
Born October 27, 1893
Died August 21, 1970
Ramsey County, Minnesota
Political party Republican
Residence Ramsey County, Minnesota

Stafford King (October 27, 1893 in Minnesota – August 21, 1970 in Ramsey County, Minnesota) was a Minnesota Republican politician, who served as Minnesota State Auditor nearly four decades.

Born in Minnesota, King served in the U.S. Army during World War I. He was first elected as state auditor in 1930, and was reelected nine more times. He would win every election through 1966.

King retired from office in 1969, and died just over a year later in August 1970.[1]


Political offices
Preceded by
Ray P. Chase
Minnesota State Auditor
1931 – 1969
Succeeded by
William O'Brien