6 sons including Henry Lord Page, 4 daus.
He was of English descent. Among his first ancestors coming to America was John King, of Edwardstone, Suffolk County, England, who, in 1715 was the first settler on a tract of land in what was then known as the Colony of Massachusetts. Foreign a generation or more this tract of land was known as Kingstown.
Afterwards it was called Palmer.
He was admitted to the Pennsylvania State Bar in 1822. They had ten children who survived to adulthood including a son, John Floyd King.
He was elected to the Georgia Senate in 1832 to represent Glynn County, Georgia. He served in that position in 1834, 1835, and again in 1837.
He was elected to the United States House of Representatives in 1838 to the 26th United States Congress.
He accepted an appointment in California as tax collector for the Portuguese of San Francisco under Millard Fillmore. He then went to work as a lobbyist for the Southern Pacific Railroad Company. King died in Waresboro, Georgia on May 10, 1864.
He was buried in the churchyard of Christ Church on Saint Simons Island.
Member Georgia Senate, 1832, 34, 35, 37, 59. Member United States House of Representatives from Georgia, 26th-27th, 29th-31st congresses, 1839-1843, 45-50.
Married Anna Matilda, December 2, 1824.