Papers of longtime partners William Reilly and Edward King, 1938-1995, including contracts, deeds, correspondence, tax forms,
William Reilly's medical records as he dealt with AIDS-related complications, and book and short story manuscripts written
by Edward King.
William F. Reilly and Edward James Raleigh-King, known as Edward J. King, were partners from approximately the 1950s until
their deaths in the 1990s. William J. Reilly was born in England on May 11, 1926, and served in the Royal Air Force in World
War II. Edward King was born in Warwickshire, England (date unknown), and served as a captain in the Royal Sussex Regiment
In World War II. King and Reilly emigrated to Toronto, Canada, and then to Los Angeles where they eventually settled. Reilly
died of AIDS-related complications on April 24, 1995, while King died circa 1994 of undisclosed causes.
2.6 Linear Feet
1 archive box + 1 flat box
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