King, Hoyt

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Hoyt King, lawyer;

born in: Danville, Indiana, on April 12, 1870;

son of: Smith King and Laura King, nee: Laura Hoyt

education: graduated high school, 1888;

graduated from Indiana University Law School, |Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), 1892;

married: Maude King, nee: Maude Lemon, (deceased before 1905), in Springfield, Illinois, in 1898;

son: Norman King.

Came to Chicago, 1892;

entered law office of Keep & Lowden;

then assistant private secretary to Major R.W. McClaughry, chief of police, for 1-1/2 years;

began practice of law in spring of 1894;

since June, 1903, of firm of Prussing, Brown & King.


Secretary, Municipal Voters League, 1896-8;

Secretary, Citizens' Association, 1899-1901;

now secretary, Legislative Voters League.

Member: Royal Arcanum.

Clubs: Hamilton Club, City Club

Office: The Rookery.

Residence: 816 W. Fargo Avenue, Rogers Park.

Source: Book of Chicagoans, 1905.