Samuel Ward King

American politician (1786-1851)

Samuel Ward King (May 23, 1786 – January 20, 1851) was an American politician and physician. He was the 15th Governor of Rhode Island from 1839 to 1843.[1]

Samuel Ward King
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15th Governor of Rhode Island
In office
May 2, 1839 – May 1, 1843
Lieutenant GovernorByron Diman
Preceded byWilliam Sprague III
Succeeded byJames Fenner
Personal details
Born(1786-05-23)May 23, 1786
Johnston, Rhode Island
DiedJanuary 20, 1851(1851-01-20) (aged 64)
Providence, Rhode Island
Resting placeKing family plot, Johnston, RI
Political partyWhig
Spouse(s)Catherine Latham Angell
ProfessionPhysician

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Rhode Island Governor Samuel King". National Governors Association. Archived from the original on April 4, 2015. Retrieved March 25, 2015.