Biography of Dr. E. W. King
Ukiah Township, Mendocino County, CA Biographies





E. W. King, M. D. Was born in the town of Alexander, County of Genessee, State of New York, on the 15th day of June, 1831. When but five years old, he emigrated with his parents to Illinois, where he remained till 1850, when he crossed the plains to California, arriving in Placerville July 17th, where he engaged in mining. From 1850 to 1862, he continued at work mining, with varied success, when on account of severe losses he abandoned mining. While in Illinois, in 1848, he commenced the study of medicine under his brother, Dr. A. W. King, a graduate of Rush Medical College, and in the winter of 1849-50, attended the Rock Island Medical College. While mining, in 1857, he again commenced the study of medicine, which had been interrupted by mining excitement, and in the fall of 1862, he went to San Francisco and attended lectures in the Medical Department of the University of the Pacific, and graduated in the spring of 1863. In June of that year he commenced the practice of medicine in Howland Flat, Sierra county. In 1868 he moved to Santa Clara county. In the spring of 1870 he moved to Ukiah, Mendocino county, where he has been engaged in the practice of his profession for ten years.

From:
History of Mendocino County, California
Alley, Bowen & Co., Publishers
San Francisco, California 1880


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