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Samuel Ward King
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15th Governor of Rhode Island
In office
May 2, 1839 – May 1, 1843
Lieutenant Governor Byron Diman
Preceded by William Sprague III
Succeeded by James Fenner
Personal details
Born (1786-05-23)May 23, 1786
Johnston, Rhode Island
Died January 20, 1851(1851-01-20) (aged 64)
Providence, Rhode Island
Resting place King family plot, Johnston, RI
Political party Whig
Spouse(s) Catherine Latham Angell
Profession Physician

Samuel Ward King (May 23, 1786 – January 20, 1851) was an American politician and physician. He was the 15th Governor of Rhode Island from 1839 to 1843.

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