Alveda King

American, civil rights activist, Christian minister, conservative, pro-life activist, and author

Alveda Celeste King (born January 22, 1951) is an American conservative activist, author, and former state representative for the 28th District in the Georgia House of Representatives.

Alveda King
Alveda King by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Member of the Georgia House of Representatives
from the 28th district
In office
1979–1983
Preceded byVirginia Shapard[1]
Succeeded byBob Holmes[2]
Personal details
Born
Alveda Celeste King

(1951-01-22) January 22, 1951 (age 71)[source?]
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Political partyRepublican (1990s–present)
Other political
affiliations
Democratic (c. 1970s–1990s)
Spouse(s)Eddie Clifford Beal (divorced)
Jerry Ellis (divorced)
Israel Tookes (divorced)
Children6
ParentsAlfred Daniel Williams King
Naomi Ruth Barber
RelativesAlberta Williams King
(paternal grandmother)
Martin Luther King Sr.
(paternal grandfather)
Yolanda King (paternal first cousin)
Dexter King (paternal first cousin)
Bernice King (paternal first cousin)
Martin Luther King III
(paternal first cousin)
ResidenceAtlanta, Georgia
Alma materCentral Michigan University (M.A.)
OccupationMinister, activist, author
WebsiteOfficial website

She is a niece of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and daughter of civil rights activist A. D. King and his wife, Naomi Barber King. She is a Fox News Channel contributor. She once served as a senior fellow at the Alexis de Tocqueville Institution, a conservative Washington, D.C., think tank. She is a former member of the Georgia House of Representatives and the founder of Alveda King Ministries.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Acts and Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of Georgia, vol. 1, 1978, p. 2743
  2. Acts and Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of Georgia, vol. 1, 1983, p. 1966