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KING, Frank Ray, M. D., Ps. D., of Anita, was born at that place March 15, 1874. On his mother's side he is of southern extraction. Her maiden name was Mary J. Martin, and her father, Ely Martin, was a pioneer of West Virginia, possessed of the true pioneer spirit, and was an early settler oi Indiana, eastern Iowa and Cass County, Iowa, as well as of West Virginia. On his father's side he is descended from the New York Dutch of colonial times. His father was S. S. King of Pennsylvania, who was a carpenter by trade, but finally engaged in farming in Cass County, Iowa.

Dr. King's education was obtained in the country schools, the Anita High School, Highland Park Normal College at Des Moines, and finally in Barnes' Medical College, St. Louis, Missouri, from which he graduated in 1896. He at once located for the practice of medicine at his native town of Anita, where he now resides and enjoys a fine practice. He is a member of the secret orders, A. F. & A. M., Eastern Star and K. of P.; also of the Botna Valley Medical Society and the American Medical Association. He is a member of the Presbyterian Church.

Dr. King was married April 29, 1896, to Eliza Butchler.

From Biographies and Portraits of the Progressive Men of Iowa Volume II, Leaders in Business, Politics and the Professions, Together with the Beginnings of a Western Commonwealth, by Benjamin Shambaugh. Des Moines: Conway & Shaw Publishers, 1899, pp. 288-289.

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