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jurist

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.

Religion

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

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.

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