King, Judson, 1872-1958

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Lecturer, author, and political consultant.

From the description of Judson King papers, 1900-1958. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982353

Biographical Note

  • 1872, Apr. 19: Born, Waterford, Pa.
  • 1889 - 1893 : Attended Battle Creek College, Battle Creek, Mich.
  • 1893 - 1896 : Attended University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  • 1902: Founder and editor, Morning Sun, Denison, Tex.
  • 1905 - 1906 : Editor, Independent Voter, Toledo, Ohio
  • 1906 - 1908 : Secretary, Toledo University, Toledo, Ohio
  • 1908 - 1910 : Field secretary, Ohio Direct Legislation League
  • 1910 - 1913 : Traveled and lectured
  • 1912: Married Cora Smith Eaton
  • 1913 - 1958 : Director, National Popular Government League
  • 1926: Married Bertha Hale White
  • 1935 - 1944 : Special consultant to Rural Electrification Administration
  • 1958, July 4: Died, Washington, D.C.
  • 1959: Posthumously published, The Conservation Fight, From Theodore Roosevelt to the Tennessee Valley Authority (Washington, D.C.: Public Affairs Press. 316 pp.)

From the guide to the Judson King Papers, 1900-1958, (bulk 1912-1958), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf King, Judson, 1872-1958. Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1937-1940. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Ekern, Herman Lewis, 1872-1954. Herman Lewis Ekern papers, 1872-1954. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Sunderland, Jabez Thomas, 1842-1936. Jabez Thomas Sunderland papers, 1868-1936. Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Jabez Thomas Sunderland Papers, 1868-1936 Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940. Letter 1919 January 18, Staten Island, N.Y. [to] Judson King, Unknown / [Edwin Markham]. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
creatorOf King, Judson, 1872-1958. Letter, 1945, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940. Letter 1924 June 12, Staten Island, N.Y [to] Judson King, Unknown / Edwin Markham. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
referencedIn Progressive National Committee Supporting Franklin D. Roosevelt for President Records, 1936 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Chapman, John Jay, 1862-1933. Additional papers, 1841-1940 Houghton Library
creatorOf King, Judson, 1872-1958. Letter 1924, June 11, Washington, D.C. [to] Mr. [Edwin] Markham, [Staten Island] / Judson King. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
creatorOf Judson King Papers, 1900-1958, (bulk 1912-1958) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn William Kent family papers, 1768–1961 Yale University Library
creatorOf Holt, Frederick Holford, 1867-1929. Frederick and Lillian Holt Peace Expedition papers, 1915-1917. University of Michigan
referencedIn Dennett, Mary Ware, 1872-1947. Additional papers of Mary Ware Dennett, 1892-1945 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Learned Hand papers Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Mercer Green Johnston Papers, 1860-1964, (bulk 1894-1954) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Saunders, Henry Scholey, 1864-1951. Golden Rule Jones : a paper read before the Hamilton Theosophical Society on November 20th 1921 / by Henry S. Saunders. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Lawrence Graham Brooks papers, 1897-1981 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940. Edwin Markham miscellany / as collected by C. Waller Barrett. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Slattery, Harry, 1887-1949. Papers, 1890-1953 (bulk 1928-1944). Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Labadie, Jo, 1850-1933. Jo Labadie papers, 1880-1931. University of Michigan
referencedIn Moorfield Storey Papers, 1876-1929 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Kent, William, 1864-1928. William Kent family papers, 1768-1961. Yale University Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
correspondedWith Aiken, George D. (George David), 1892-1984 person
associatedWith Brooks, Lawrence Graham, 1881-1981 person
correspondedWith Carmody, John M. (John Michael), 1881-1962 person
correspondedWith Chapman, John Jay, 1862-1933 person
associatedWith Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933. person
associatedWith Dennett, Mary Ware, 1872-1947. person
associatedWith Ekern, Herman Lewis, 1872-1954. person
associatedWith Hand, Learned, 1872-1961 person
correspondedWith Hill, Lister, 1894-1984 person
associatedWith Holt, Frederick Holford, 1867-1929. person
correspondedWith Johnston, Mercer Green, 1868-1954 person
associatedWith Kent, William, 1864-1928. person
associatedWith Labadie, Jo, 1850-1933. person
correspondedWith Lilienthal, David Eli, 1899-1981 person
associatedWith Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940. person
correspondedWith Milton, George Fort, 1894-1955 person
associatedWith National Popular Government League. corporateBody
correspondedWith Nation (New York, N.Y. : 1865). corporateBody
correspondedWith Norris, George W. (George William), 1861-1944 person
correspondedWith Pinchot, Gifford, 1865-1946 person
associatedWith Progressive National Committee Supporting Franklin D. Roosevelt for President. corporateBody
correspondedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 person
associatedWith Saunders, Henry Scholey, 1864-1951. person
correspondedWith Slattery, Harry, 1887-1949 person
associatedWith Storey, Moorfield, 1845-1929. person
associatedWith Sunderland, Jabez Thomas, 1842-1936. person
associatedWith Tennessee Valley Authority. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Rural Electrification Administration. corporateBody
correspondedWith Walsh, Frank P. person
correspondedWith White, William Allen, 1868-1944 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Tennessee River Valley
Tennessee River Valley.
United States
Electric power
Electric power
Energy policy
Energy policy
Political parties
Political parties
Public utilities
Public utilities
Rural electrification
Rural electrification


Birth 1872-04-19

Death 1958-07-04



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