September 3, 1838, Oxford, Maine.

June 16, 1919.

Evergreen Cemetery, Portland, Maine.

King was educated at Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine (BA 1859, AM 1862) and Newton Theological Institution (DD 1877). He was ordained a Baptist minister in 1862, and taught Hebrew at the Newton Theological Institution (1862–63). He served as pastor at the Dudley Street Church, Boston, Massachusetts (1863–82); Emanuel Church, Albany, New York (1882–91); and the First Baptist Church, Providence, Rhode Island (1891–1906).

King’s works include:

  1. Christ Our Shepherd Leads Us Still
  2. Holy Babe! Mary’s Son!
  3. O Thou, with Whom a Thousand Years
  4. Onward Roll the Ages
  5. Open Bible for the World, An