Genealogist, merchant marine. Born– Nov. 7, 1918, Lauderdale County, Miss. Parents– William Richard and Mattie Caroline (Mosley) King. Married– Dorothy Valentina Terrell, June 3, 1961. Education– East Central Junior College, Decatur, Miss., 1937-1938; University of South Alabama, 1970-1973. U.S. Merchant Marine, 1941 to retirement in 1968; genealogical and local history researcher, 1975-; historical research consultant, University of South Alabama, 1980-1985. Contributed the chapter, “Florida,” in Kenn Stryker-Rodda’s book, Genealogical Research; Methods and Resources, Washington, D.C., American Society of Genealogists, 1983.
Clinton P. King, Mobile, Ala.
Abstracts of Orphans Court Minutes, Mobile County, Alabama. Mobile, Ala.; Alabama Ancestors, 1987-
Transcriptions of Wills, Mobile County, Alabama. Mobile, Ala.; Alabama Ancestors, 1988.
Marriages of Mobile County, Alabama, 1813-1855. Baltimore; Genealogical Pub. Co., 1985.
Marriages of Mobile County, Alabama, 1856-1870. Mobile, Ala.; Alabama Ancestors, 1985.
Naturalization Records of Mobile, Alabama, 1833-1906. Baltimore; Gateway Press, 1986.