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William King

Born: Feb 9, 1768

Death: Jun 17, 1852

Birthplace: Scarborough

Nationality: United States

William King

Date of Birth : Feb 9, 1768
Date of Death : Jun 17, 1852
Birth Place : Scarborough

William King was an American merchant, shipbuilder, army officer, and statesman from Bath, Maine. A proponent of statehood for Maine, he became its first Governor when it separated from Massachusetts in 1820.

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