Vice-President King dies in Alabama

William Rufus King, Franklin Pierce's vice-president, dies at his home near Selma, Alabama of tuberculosis. He had held the office only for a little over six weeks. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation
Joseph Nathan Kane, ed., Famous First Facts (New York: H.W. Wilson Company, 1981), 688.
Date Certainty
Exact
Type
Personal
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Personal
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