US Con -King, Austin Augustus Sr. - U.S. Congressman, MO

Austin Augustus King:
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Born: September 21, 1802
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Birthplace: Sullivan County Tennessee
Father: Walter King 1764 – 1830
(Buried: Bethel Cemetery Kingston Tennessee)
Mother: Nancy Goad "Patsy" Sevier 1780 – 1825
(Buried: Bethel Cemetery Kingston Tennessee)

1st​ Wife: Nancy Harris Roberts 1806 – 1857
(Buried: Richmond Cemetery Richmond Missouri)

2nd​ Wife: Martha Anthony Woodson 1825 – 1885
(Buried: Richmond Cemetery Richmond Missouri)

Children:
Judge Walter King 1829 – 1885
(Buried: Richmond Cemetery Richmond Missouri)
Frances A. "Fannie" King Richardson 1830 – 1909
(Buried: Woodland Old City Cemetery Jefferson City Missouri)
William Augustus King 1832 – 1915
(Buried: West End Cemetery Stephenville Texas)
Edward L. King 1834 – 1910
(Buried: Woodland Old City Cemetery Jefferson City Missouri)
Melvina Elizabeth "Bettie" King Richberg 1836 – 1900
(Buried: Oak Woods Cemetery Chicago Illinois)
Judge Thomas Benton King 1838 – 1931
(Buried: West End Cemetery Stephenville Texas)
Austin Augustus King Jr. 1841 – 1886
(Buried: Woodland Old City Cemetery Jefferson City Missouri)
Nannie King 1860 – 1861
(Buried: Richmond Cemetery Richmond Missouri)
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Mary Belle King Tootle 1862 – 1942
(Buried: Mount Mora Cemetery Saint Joseph Missouri)

Grandfather: Governor John Sevier 1745 – 1815
(Buried: Old Knox County Courthouse Knoxville Tennessee)



Political Party: Democratic Party and Unionist Party


Occupation before War:

1822 – 1830: Attorney in Jackson Tennessee
1830 – 1837: Attorney in Columbia Missouri
Served in the Black Hawk War rising to the rank of Colonel
1834 – 1836: Missouri State Representative
1837 – 1848: Circuit Court Judge in Richmond Missouri
1848 – 1853: Governor of Missouri
1852: Unsuccessful Candidate for United States Congress
1853 – 1862: Attorney in Richmond Missouri
1860: Missouri Delegate to Democratic Party National Convention

Civil War Career:
1853 – 1862: Attorney in Richmond Missouri
1862 – 1863: Circuit Court Judge in Missouri
1863 – 1865: United States Congressman from Missouri
1863 – 1865: Member of House Judiciary Committee
1864: Unsuccessful Candidate for reelection to U.S. Congress
1865: Voted in support of the 13th​ Amendment to U.S. Constitution

Occupation after War:
1865 – 1870: Attorney in Richmond Missouri


Died:
April 22, 1870
Place of Death: Saint Louis Missouri
Age at time of Death: 67 years old
Burial Place: Richmond Cemetery Richmond Missouri
 
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