John King (New York congressman)

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John King
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 8th district
In office
March 4, 1831 – March 3, 1833
Preceded byJames Strong
Succeeded byJohn Adams
Aaron Vanderpoel
Personal details
Canaan, New York
DiedSeptember 1, 1836
New Lebanon, New York
Political partyDemocratic

John King (1775 – September 1, 1836) was a United States Representative from New York.

King was born in what is now Canaan, New York in 1775 where he attended the common schools. He was town supervisor of Canaan from 1806 to 1808; sheriff of Columbia County from 1811 to 1813 and 1815 to 1819, and town supervisor of New Lebanon, New York from 1819 to 1823, and in 1826 and 1829. He was a member of the New York State Assembly in 1824.

He was elected as a Democrat to the 22nd United States Congress (March 4, 1831 – March 3, 1833).

He died in New Lebanon on September 1, 1836 and is interred in the Cemetery of Evergreens.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
James Strong
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 8th congressional district

Succeeded by
John Adams
Aaron Vanderpoel