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Wilburn Hill King

Wilburn Hill King, American lawyer, farmer, public official. Served 4 years in C.S.A. as private, First lieutenant, captain, major lieutenant colonel, colonel, brigadier general and acting major general Has served as mayor of Sulphur Springs, Texas; member Texas legislature 4 years.

Background

  • King, Wilburn Hill was born on June 10, 1839 in Cullodenville, Georgia, United States. Son of Alexander and Mary (Douglas) King.

  • Education

    • Educated Americus, Georgia, 1846-1855. Studied medicine and law and practiced law.

    Career

    • Served 4 years in C.S.A. as private, First lieutenant, captain, major lieutenant colonel, colonel, brigadier general and acting major general Has served as mayor of Sulphur Springs, Texas. Member Texas legislature 4 years. Adjutant general of Texas nearly 10 years.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Served 4 years in C.S.A. as private, First lieutenant, captain, major lieutenant colonel, colonel, brigadier general and acting major general Has served as mayor of Sulphur Springs, Texas. Member Texas legislature 4 years.

    Connections

    • Married Lucy Furman, December 1867.
    • father: Alexander King
    • mother: Mary (Douglas) King
    • spouse: Lucy Furman
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    Born June 10, 1839
    Died 1910
    (aged 70)
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