Born in New Marlborough, Massachusetts, King was educated locally.
He served as Greenville's town clerk in 1815, and was town supervisor from 1817 to 1820. He was a justice of the peace from 1818 to 1822. He was appointed a judge of the Greene County Court in 1823 and served until becoming First Judge in 1838. He was a member of the New York State Assembly (Greene Co.) in 1827.
He served as First Judge of the Greene County Court from 1838 to 1847.
King died in Freehold, New York, November 29, 1857. He was interred in Freehold's Snyder Cemetery.
- United States Congress. "Perkins King (id: K000209)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- Perkins King at Find a Grave
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