Biography of Andrew H. King
Bristol County, MA Biographies

King, Andrew H., was born in Dartmouth, October 24, 1854, a son of Levi and Lydia B. (Tripp) King. He was educated in the public schools of his native town and when fifteen years old began an apprenticeship to the carpenter's trade under Martin Tripp with whom he remained three years. During the following six years he followed his trade and at the end of that period engaged in farming and the production of milk for market. Mr. King still continues this business and has met with considerable success. He takes an active interest in public affairs and is recognized as a man of sterling integrity and a leading member of the community, but has never sought or held public office. He isa member of Acushnet Lodge of Odd Fellows of New Bedford. His father was also a well known resident in this section, aithough a native of Rhode Island. He died in the sixty eighth year of his age, after an active life, most of which was spent in Dartmouth. Mr. King married, in March, 1876, Emma, daughter of Perry and Acenith (Kelly) Lapham of Dartmouth. and they have two children: Levi F. and Lila E.

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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