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King, William, 1768-1852

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1768 - 1852

William King (February 9, 1768 – June 17, 1852) was an American merchant, shipbuilder, army officer, and statesman from Bath, Maine. A proponent of statehood for Maine, he became its first governor when it separated from Massachusetts in 1820.

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Mss 819900.7
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 819900.7
Overview In English.