King in 1967
|Member of the Washington House of Representatives|
from the 38th district
|Born||August 30, 1934|
|Died||January 15, 2018 (aged 83)|
Port Angeles, Washington
King was born in Ritzville, Washington, and attended the University of Washington, attaining B.A. and M.A. degrees. King was also an educator, serving as a faculty member of the Everett Community College for 31 years until this retirement in the 1990s. A Democrat, King represented the 38th district in the House, which included points of Snohomish County. From 1965 to 1994, he served 15 consecutive terms. He and his wife Mary had 4 children.
He died January 15, 2018.
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- 30-year legislator Dick King dies at 83