Biographical Sketch of L. D. King
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L. D. King married Miss Mary E. Hopkins, a daughter of Eldridge Hopkins. They have reared a family of interesting children-four boys and three girls. They are all married and have homes of their own. Sam, their oldest son, was born in the year 1859, in, old Tarrant. B. F. King was born the 8th day of July 1863. The next in order of birth died after living twelve months. Bob Lee King was born in 1868 she married John. Cummings. W. E. was born in 1870. Miss Kate married Ham Sickles, the son of Uncle Bill Sickles, an old pioneer citizen whom everybody loved and respected. Miss Maud King married H. C. Connor. Capt. L. D. King is a lawyer, and has ever enjoyed a large practice. He is thoroughly posted in all the theories of legal practice, and has an extensive knowledge of the decisions of the courts, both State and Federal. He is aged now.
His life has been useful to Hopkins County, and honorable to himself, his friends and his family. Prof. Sam King is a school teacher of marked ability, and has great aptitude for the profession, being a born teacher and a gentleman of honor and integrity. Prof. King has distinguished himself as a teacher of literature in Hopkins County. H. C. Connor is a lawyer and is at this time serving as District judge by the will of the voters of his district. He is prompt and self-possessed, is thoroughly conversant with the rules of practice in the courts, and has an inexhaustible fountain of legal lore from which to draw at any moment. He is an honorable, high-minded gentleman, and an impartial judge. He was born and raised in Hopkins County.