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King, Rufuslocked

(1755–1827)
  • Richard Buel jun.

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King, Rufus (1755–1827), revolutionary and politician in the United States of America, was born on 25 March 1755 in Scarborough, Massachusetts, the first of the three children of Richard King (1718–1775), merchant, and Isabella, née Bragdon (1731–1759). After six years at Governor Dummer Academy...

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