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date: 20 January 2020

King, Williamlocked

(09 February 1768–17 June 1852)
  • Joel Webb Eastman

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King, William (09 February 1768–17 June 1852), merchant shipper, army officer, and governor of Maine, was born in Scarborough, Maine, the son of Richard King, a merchant and shipowner, and Mary Black. He was educated at home, but he spent one term at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts....

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