Navy Badge
  • Name: Alexander "Ted" King Jr.
  • Location of Birth: Coleraine, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: October 1, 1918
  • Date of Death: June 12, 2004
  • Parents: Alexander King, Sr. & Marietta (Murray) King
  • High School and Class: 1935 Greenway High School, Coleraine, Minnesota
  • College: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Columbia University, New York, New York - Master's Degree
  • Highest Rank: LT (Lieutenant)
  • Branch: Navy
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  • Date Sworn In: July 22, 1942
  • Place Sworn In:
  • Date of Discharge: May 1959
  • Place of Discharge:
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  • Military Highlights:
    WW II Draft Registration Cards – 10/16/1940 – 03/31/1947
    State: Wisconsin
    Name: Alexander King, Jr.
    Race: White
    Age: 22
    Birth Date: October 1, 1918
    Birth Place: Coleraine, Minnesota
    Residence Place: West Allis, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    Registration Date: October 16, 1940
    Employer: Allis Chalmers Mfg. Co., West Allis, Wisconsin
    Weight: 147
    Height: 5-7
    Complexion: Light
    Eye Color: Gray
    Hair Color: Brown
    Next of Kin: Alexander King, Sr., father, Coleraine, Itasca, Minnesota

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Ted King graduated from the University of Minnesota and earned a Masters Degree from Columbia University. He was a financial executive with W. R. Grace & Co. in New York City; then moved to Tampa in 1972 to work with PhosRock (Phosphate Rock Export Association). He enjoyed history, piano, and tutoring children.

    Ted died in Brandon, Florida. He is survived by his wife, Virginia; children, Alexander III, Elizabeth, Peter, and Alison; and eight grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his daughter Andrea.

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