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Richard King

Richard King, American banking, ranching. Member Sigma Alpha Epsilon.; Mason.

Background

  • King, Richard was born on December 17, 1884 in Nueces County, Texas, United States. Son of Richard and Elizabeth Pearl (Ashbrook) King.

  • Education

    • Educated San Antonio (Texas) Academy, 1898-1903, University of Missouri, 1904-1906.

    Career

    • Engaged in ranching on large scale since 1906. Trustee Estate of R. King, investments in land and cattle. Director Corpus Christi National Bank since 1913, vice president, 1923-1928, president, Chairman of the Board.

      Director National Finance Credit Corporation, Fort Worth, Texas. Director Regional Agricultural Credit Corporation, Houston, Texas Chairman Nueces County Navigation Commission.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

    Connections

    • Married Minerva Pierpont Heaney, October 12, 1907. Children: Richard, Alfred Ashbrook.
    • father: Richard King
    • mother: Elizabeth Pearl (Ashbrook) King
    • spouse: Minerva Pierpont Heaney
    • children: Richard King
    • Alfred Ashbrook King
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