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Wilburn Hill King

lawyer , farmer , public official

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.

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