Transcribed from volume III, part 2 of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed December 2002 by Carolyn Ward. This volume is identified at the Kansas State Historical Society as microfilm LM195. It is a two-part volume 3.


Thomas Laing King, passenger and ticket agent for the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company, at Topeka, Kan., is a native Kansan, having been born in the city of Topeka, May 8, 1875. He is the son of Thomas L. King, a native of New Jersey, who came to Topeka in 1870, and became a well known banker and capitalist there. He died Nov. 14, 1895. His wife, who survives him, was Miss Alice Gray, born at Lawrenceburg, Ind., and resides in Chicago.

Topeka has been the home of Mr. King all of his life. He was educated in the Topeka public schools and high school, after which he completed his education in the Pennsylvania Military College at Chester, Pa., where he spent three years. Upon leaving school, in 1894, he entered the employ of the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railway Company, as ticket clerk in its Topeka city office. Later he was in the grain business a short time, but in August, 1897, he again entered railroad service as a ticket clerk, in the depot ticket office of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company, at Topeka. He was made passenger and ticket agent in the same office in August, 1898, and still holds that position. Mr. King is a member of the Commercial Club, the Elks Club, and Country Club, of Topeka. He is a Thirty-second degree Scottish Rite Mason.

Page 745 from volume III, part 2 of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed December 2002 by Carolyn Ward. This volume is identified at the Kansas State Historical Society as microfilm LM195. It is a two-part volume 3.

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