King, Judge L. W.
Judge L. W. King, of
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Judge King was born in Unity township, Columbiana county, in 1854, and attended the public schools in
After six years in the probate office he retired at the end of his second term and formed a law partnership with his former, tutor, W. S. Anderson, which continued a number of years. Judge King then retired and formed a partnership with John E. McVey.
Judge King enjoyed politics as a relaxation from the heavy work of the law, and since attaining his majority has attended every national, state, congressional, and county convention of the party, and was always honored with recognition by the chair whenever he arose to speak, and given the closest attention, no matter how large the audience. Possessing the courage of his convictions, he did not hesitate to utter them, regardless of the time or place, or the effect his utterances might have upon him personally or politically.
At the instance of numerous friends, Judge King decided to enter the list at the
Judge King was a keen, public spirited man in the broadest sense, always taking an active part in whatever would advance the interests of the city in which he lived. He was largely interested as a stockholder in the Youngstown Ice Company, the Finished Steel Company, the Andrews Bros. & Company, and other leading corporations of the city. In social and secret society circles he was always active, being a member of the Elks, Masons, and Knights of Pythias, and was at all times ready to respond when called upon, either in the lodge room, or to contribute to worthy charity.
Judge King was never married, finding his greatest pleasure with his sisters and brother, whom he idolized, and to whom he gave the wealth of his affections.