William Rufus de Vane King

William Rufus de Vane King (HMP6P)

Location: Selma, AL 36701 Dallas County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 24.323', W 87° 1.888'

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Native Sampson County, North Carolina.
Admitted to bar, 1806.
North Carolina House of Commons 1807-1809.
U.S. Congressman 1811-16.
Secretary U.S. Legation Naples and St. Petersburg 1816-1818.

Moved to Dallas County, Alabama, 1818.
A founder of Selma; named city.
Delegate Alabama Constitutional Convention 1819.
U.S. Senator 1819-1844, 1848-1853.
U.S. Minister to France 1844-1846.
President pro tempore U.S. Senate 1836-1840, 1850-1852.
Vice President of United States 1853.
HM NumberHMP6P
Year Placed1972
Placed ByAlabama Historical Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 9:29am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 497040 N 3585371
Decimal Degrees32.40538333, -87.03146667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 24.323', W 87° 1.888'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 24' 19.38" N, 87° 1' 53.28" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 312 Dallas Ave, Selma AL 36701, US
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