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Martin Luther King, Sr.

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Martin Luther King, Sr.
Michael King

(1899-12-19)December 19, 1899
DiedNovember 11, 1984(1984-11-11) (aged 84)
OccupationBaptist minister
Political partyRepublican
SpouseAlberta Williams King 1926–1974 (her death)
ChildrenMartin Luther King, Jr. (deceased)
Christine King Farris
Alfred Daniel Williams King (deceased)
Parent(s)James King
Delia Linsey King

The Reverend Martin Luther King, Sr. (born Michael King; December 19, 1899 – November 11, 1984) was an African American civil rights activist and the father of Martin Luther King, Jr. He was a Baptist minister. His son - Martin Luther King, Junior - was a civil rights activist who went against racial segregation. His spouse, Alberta Williams King, was assassinated. King died on November 11, 1984 in Atlanta, Georgia at the age of 84.