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John King's Biography

Office:

Contact Information

309B Blatt Building
Columbia, SC 29201

Post Office Box 11555
Rock Hill, SC 29731

Full Name:

John Richard Christopher King

Gender:

Male

Family:

Single

Birth Date:

06/25/1976

Birth Place:

Chester, SC

Home City:

Rock Hill, SC

Attended, Charlotte School of Law, 2014-2016

MEd, Educational Management, Strayer University, 2006

AAS, Funeral Service/Mortuary Service, Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service, 1997-1998

BA, Sociology, Morehouse College, 1993-1997

Representative, South Carolina State House of Representatives, District 49, 2009-present

Former Chief Minority Whip, South Carolina Democratic House Caucus

Candidate, South Carolina State House of Representatives, District 49, 2020

Member, Chester County Council, 2000-2006

Member, Chester City Council, 1999

Former Member, Education and Public Works Committee, South Carolina State House of Representatives

Former Member, Ethics Committee, South Carolina State House of Representatives

Former Member, Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee, South Carolina State House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on K-12, South Carolina State House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Motor Vehicles, South Carolina State House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Special Laws, South Carolina State House of Representatives

Adjunct Instructor, Clinton College, 2011-present

Director, Christopher King's Funeral Home, 1999-present

Adjunct Instructor, York Technical College, 2006-2008

Office Manager Assistant, Orthodontic Centers of America, 2003

Career Advisor Assistant, Atlanta University Center Career Planning and Placement, 1994-1998

Member, Taylor Delk Sickle Cell Foundation, 2009-present

Former Governor, 5th District Funeral Directors' and Morticians' Association

Member, Burning Bush Masonic Lodge 186

Former Member, Calvary Baptist Church

Member, Chris King Community Choir

Member, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Celebration Committee

Member, Freedom Temple Ministries

Member, Morehouse College Alumni Association

Member, National Funeral Directors' and Morticians' Association

Member, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity

Member, Rock Hill Branch, NAACP

Member, South Carolina Funeral Directors' and Morticians' Association

Member, York County Optimist Club

Chair/Vice Chair, National Black Legislative Caucus, Region V, 2012-2018

Reason for Seeking Public Office:

I am seeking re-election because my work advocating for the people of District 49 is far from over. I thank you for your support and prayers.

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