|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Massachusetts's 14th district
March 4, 1813 – March 3, 1817
|Preceded by||Richard Cutts|
|Succeeded by||John Holmes|
|Born||September 6, 1772|
Scarborough, Massachusetts, British America (now Maine)
|Died||April 25, 1817 (aged 44)|
|Relations||Rufus King (half brother)|
|Alma mater||Columbia College|
Early life and education
King served as private secretary to Rufus King when he was United States Minister to England in 1796. He completed law studies in Biddeford, Maine and was admitted to the bar in 1797, commencing his law practice in Saco, Maine. He served as major general of the Sixth Division, Massachusetts Militia. King was one of the founders of Thornton Academy, Saco, Maine.
He returned to Saco, Maine, where he died on April 25, 1817. He was interred in Laurel Hill Cemetery.
- United States Congress. "Cyrus King (id: K000197)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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|U.S. House of Representatives|
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 14th congressional district