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Rep. King, Ken

District 88

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Room E2.402, Capitol Extension
P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
(512) 463-0736
(512) 463-0211 Fax

District Address:

PO Box 507
Canadian, TX
79014
806-323-8870

Counties Represented:

Armstrong, Bailey, Briscoe, Castro, Cochran, Donley, Gray, Hale, Hansford, Hemphill, Hockley, Lamb, Lipscomb, Ochiltree, Roberts, Swisher, Yoakum

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Biography

Ken King is currently serving his first term as State Representative for House District 88. His district includes 17 counties in the Panhandle and the South Plains of Texas. He currently serves on the House Public Education Committee, the House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence committee and is the only representative from Texas appointed to Legislative Energy Horizon Institute. Ken is also a member of various caucuses in the House of Representatives including: the Rural Caucus, the Republican Caucus, the Energy Caucus, and the Sportsman Caucus.

Prior to his election to the Texas House of Representatives, Ken served on the School Board for Canadian Independent School District nearly five years presiding as President for half of that tenure. He was a board member of the Hemphill County Appraisal District’s Executive Board for four plus years and served as Chairman of that board for over three years. Also, he was President of the local YMCA Board and coached youth soccer and football.

Ken has been active in organizations related to his energy service businesses including: American Petroleum Institute, Panhandle Producers and Royalty Owners Association, Association of Energy Services Company, and the Independent Producers Association of America. Ken King is a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association, a member of the Texas State Rifle Association, a member of Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association as well as a member of the Texas Farm Bureau.

Ken was born and raised in Canadian, Texas. His wife, Robin, grew up in a neighboring town, Miami. Ken and Robin are busy raising their two children who both attend school at Canadian ISD. They are active members of the First United Methodist Church in Canadian and the Harrington Cancer Center "Circle of Friends".

Ken is President of Black Gold Pump and Supply Inc, Vice-President of King Well Service, co- owner of Box K Cattle, and Vice President of K & S Leasing, all located in Canadian.

last updated on 06/05/2013