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King, Thomas, son of William King of Adelaide, was for many years a member of the firm of Barrow & King, proprietors of the South Australian Advertiser, Chronicle, and Express. He represented Sturt in the Assembly from 1876 to 1881, and from 1881 to 1884, and was Minister of Education in the W. Morgan Ministry from Oct. 1878 to March 1881. Having come to England as one of the South Australian commissioners to the Colonial and Indian Exhibition held at South Kensington in 1886, he died at Bayswater on Nov. 20th of that year.