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Andrew Jackson King (1836- ) was a lawyer (1858- ), district judge, a member of the California Legislature (1859-1860), and later, a Los Angeles county judge (1869). He also published the Los Angeles News, the first daily newspaper south of San Francisco (1865-1872). The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, memorabilia, photographs, and printed material relating to the King family.
Andrew Jackson King was born in 1836 in Georgia; he came to Los Angeles in July 1852; he was admitted to the bar in San Bernardino in 1858, and was district judge; moved to Los Angeles in 1859; was member of the California legislature, 1859-60; became Los Angeles county judge in 1869; published the Los Angeles News, the first daily newspaper south of San Francisco, 1865-72.
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