Thomas Starr King

American artist

Thomas Starr King (December 17, 1824 – March 4, 1864) was an American Unitarian minister. Many people think he influenced California politics during the American Civil War. He was a Freemason.[1] Starr King spoke in favor of the Union.

Thomas Starr King
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Born17 December 1824
Died4 March 1864 (aged 39)
Cause of deathPneumonia
OccupationMinister, orator


  1. "Thomas Starr King Honored at State Capitol". Retrieved 2014-06-21.