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William R. King

13th Vice-President of the United States


Full Name: William Rufus DeVane King

Born: April 7, 1786

Birthplace: Sampson County, North Carolina

Father: William King (1755-1816)

Mother: Margaret King (1758-1826)

Wife: ----

Married: ----

Religious Preference: Unknown

Previous Experience: Lawyer, U.S. Representative, U.S. Senate

Political Party: Democratic

Age at Inauguration: 66

Term of Office: March 4, 1853 - April 18, 1853

President Served Under: Franklin Pierce

Died: April 18, 1853

Age at Death: 67

Place of Burial: Selma, Alabama

Vice-President at Time of Death: Died in Office