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William R. King
|13th Vice President of the United States|
March 4, 1853 – April 18, 1853
|Preceded by||Millard Fillmore|
|Succeeded by||John C. Breckinridge|
April 7, 1786|
Sampson County, North Carolina
|Died||April 18, 1853
Selma, Dallas County, Alabama
William Rufus deVane King (April 7, 1786 – April 18, 1853) was a U.S. Representative from North Carolina, a Senator from Alabama, and the thirteenth Vice President of the United States. Excluding John Tyler and Andrew Johnson — both of whom ascended to the Presidency — he was the shortest-serving person to occupy that office (45 days, see List of U.S. Vice Presidents by time in office).
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