Biography of George A. King
Bristol County, MA Biographies

King, George Arthur was born in Taunton, Mass., May 25, 1856, a son of George Pickens and Mary Leonard (Kinnicutt) King. He received his early education in the public schools of Taunion and in the Lawrence Scientific School at Cambridge. He entered the office of J. F. Montgomery, civil engineer, in Taunton in 1873, finally succeeding him in 1881, since which time he has carried on the business. In 1889 he was chosen one of the assessors of Taunton to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Henry S. Hart; in 1890 and 1891 was clerk and in 1892 and 1893 chairman of the board. In October, 1882, he enlisted in Co. F, 1st Regiment M. V. M., and served through the various grades until his election as captain in 1886, remaining in that office until 1889. In 1893 the city created the office of city engineer and in 1894 Mr. King was elected to fill it and again in 1898. April 25, 1880, he married Florence Wales Dean of Raynham, and they have two children: Lucy Catherine and Arthur Caswell.

Our county and its people
A descriptive and biographical history of
Bristol County, Massachusetts
Prepaired and published under the auspices of
The Fall River News and The Taunton Gasette
With assistance of Hon. Alanson Borden
The Boston History Company, Publishers, 1899.

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