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Alfred Rufus King

Alfred Rufus King, American jurist. Mason.

Background

  • King, Alfred Rufus was born on February 12, 1857 in Kewanee, Illinois, United States. Son of Rufus D. and Rebecca J. (Whitney) King.

  • Education

    • Hedding College and Chaddock College, Illinois. Union College of Law, Chicago, 1881-1882. (Doctor of Laws, University of Denver, 1910).

    Career

    • Practiced, Gunnison and Delta, Colorado, 1882-1911. Mayor of Delta, 1885. Company judge, Delta Company, 1883-1890.

      Attorney for D.&Radh Govinda R.R., 1902-1911. The American Association For Justice, Court of Appeals, Colorado, term October 1911-October 1, 1915. Colonel and a.-d.-c., staff of governor of Colorado, 1907.

      Trustee University of Denver.

    Politics

    A member of a Christian Church should support all social initiatives having a purpose to maintain and strengthen well-being and progress of the whole community and its members.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Our faith rests not on our own feelings, but on the promises of a faithful God.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    All Christians should study Old and New Testament, which texts were written and gathered together over a long period of time. It is important to find out as much as we can about the original contexts in which texts were produced.

    Membership

    Mason.

    Connections

    • Married Annie R. Caldwell, December 24, 1884.
    • father: Rufus D. King
    • mother: Rebecca J. (Whitney) King
    • spouse: Annie R. Caldwell
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    Born February 12, 1857
    Died March 13, 1916
    (aged 59)
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