National Affairs: Left

When the curate of the Church of the Sacred Heart, Bridgeport, had administered the sacrament of extreme unction, John T. King, 51, formerly Republican National Committeeman from Connecticut, sank overcome by six days' illness with pneumonia and died. His death closed a strange career. In youth he studied Latin and philosophy to become a priest, but instead became a $7-a-week bookkeeper for an undertaker. He became a bond salesman and learned the art of lobbying in the Connecticut legislature, getting his bonds made nontaxable. He became a power in Connecticut politics, a great...

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