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Edward J. King
|66th Governor of Massachusetts|
January 4, 1979 – January 6, 1983
|Lieutenant||Thomas P. O'Neill III|
|Preceded by||Michael Dukakis|
|Succeeded by||Michael Dukakis|
|Executive Director of Massachusetts Port Authority|
|Preceded by||John F. O'Halloran|
|Succeeded by||David W. Davis|
Edward Joseph King
May 11, 1925
Chelsea, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Died||September 18, 2006
Burlington, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Political party||Democratic (1977–1985)
|Spouse(s)||Josephine "Jody" King|
|Branch/service||United States Navy|
|Battles/wars||World War II|
|Position:||Guard / Defensive end|
|Player stats at PFR|
Edward Joseph King (May 11, 1925 – September 18, 2006) was an American politician. He was the 66th Governor of Massachusetts from 1979 to 1983. He was a member of the Democratic Party until 1985, he then became a member of the Republican Party.
King died on September 18, 2006 at his home in Burlington, Massachusetts from problems caused by surgery and a fall, aged 81.
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