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King, William Rufus DeVane, 1786-1853

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1786 - 1853

William Rufus DeVane King (April 7, 1786 – April 18, 1853) was an American politician and diplomat. He was the 13th vice president of the United States for six weeks in 1853 before his death. Earlier he had been elected as a U.S. representative from North Carolina and a senator from Alabama. He also served as minister to France during the reign of King Louis Philippe I.

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William Rufus De Vane King letter

Mss 823221
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 823221
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