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  King, Edward J.
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NameEdward J. King
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Galesburg, Illinois , United States
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Born July 01, 1867
DiedFebruary 17, 1929 (61 years)
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Infoborn in Springfield, Mass., July 1, 1867; moved to Illinois with his parents, who settled in Galesburg, Knox County, in 1880; attended the public schools, and Knox College at Galesburg, Ill.; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1893 and commenced practice in Galesburg, Ill.; city attorney in 1893 and 1894; member of the State house of representatives 1907-1914; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fourth and to the six succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1915, until his death; chairman, Committee on Expenditures in the Department of Agriculture (Sixty-seventh through Sixty-ninth Congresses); had been reelected to the Seventy-first Congress; died in Washington, D.C., February 17, 1929; interment in Hope Abbey Mausoleum, Hope Cemetery, Galesburg, Ill.



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