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  2. Rufus King - Wikipedia

    Rufus King (March 24, 1755 – April 29, 1827) was an American Founding Father, lawyer, politician, and diplomat. He was a delegate from Massachusetts to the Continental Congress and the Philadelphia Convention and was one of the signers of the United States Constitution in 1787.

  3. Rufus King | American statesman | Britannica

    Rufus King, (born March 24, 1755, Scarborough, Massachusetts [U.S.]—died April 29, 1827, Jamaica, New York, U.S.), a Founding Father of the United States who helped frame the federal Constitution and effect its ratification.

  4. Rufus King International High School - Wikipedia

    Rufus King International High School, or Rufus King, is a public magnet high school located on the north side of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, part of the Milwaukee Public Schools district. The school is ranked the 1,658th best public high school in the country by U.S. News & World Report , making it the 42nd best performing public high school in the ...

  5. U.S. Senate: Rufus King: A Featured Biography

    Rufus King (1755-1827) became a United States senator in 1789. Having represented the state of Massachusetts in the Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention, King moved to New York in 1788 and became one of that state's first U.S. senators. A lawyer and graduate of Harvard College, King soon established himself as an eloquent ...

  6. Rufus King | Teaching American History

    Rufus King. Gilbert Stuart (1819-1820). National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; this acquisition was made possible by a generous contribution from the James Smithson Society. NPG.88.1 State: Massachusetts Age at Convention: 32 Date of Birth: March 24, 1755 Date of Death: April 29, 1827 Schooling: Harvard 1777

  7. National Park Service - Signers of the Constitution (Rufus King)

    King was born at Scarboro (Scarborough), Mass. (present Maine), in 1755. He was the eldest son of a prosperous farmer merchant. At age 12, after receiving an elementary education at local schools, he matriculated at Dummer Academy in South Byfield, Mass., and in 1777 graduated from Harvard.

  8. Rufus King Park : NYC Parks

    Rufus King Park is a place of tolerance and independence, of sports and activity, and of natural beauty and wonder. This Jamaica park was the former estate of Rufus King, a lawyer and statesman who was one of the original signers of the United States Constitution, and a leader in the early anti-slavery movement.

  9. Rufus King |

    Rufus King (1755-1827), American statesman and an important member of the Constitutional Convention of 1787, typified the constructive conservativism of the Federalist party at its best. He served as a U.S.senator and as minister to Great Britain.

  10. Rufus King - Encyclopedia of Milwaukee

    Prominent Milwaukee editor and political activist Rufus King was born in New York City on January 26, 1814. He was the son of Charles King, longtime editor of the New York American, and the grandson of another Rufus King who helped author the United States Constitution. King attended the preparatory academy at Columbia College before entering ...

  11. William II | Biography & Facts | Britannica

    William II, byname William Rufus, French Guillaume Le Roux, (born c. 1056—died August 2, 1100, near Lyndhurst, Hampshire, England), son of William I the Conqueror and king of England from 1087 to 1100; he was also de facto duke of Normandy (as William III) from 1096 to 1100.