Martin Luther King, Sr.

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Martin Luther King, Sr.
Martin Luther King Sr, c1977-81.jpg
Born
Michael King

(1899-12-19)December 19, 1899
DiedNovember 11, 1984(1984-11-11) (aged 84)
OccupationBaptist minister
Spouse(s)Alberta Williams King 1926–1974 (her death)
ChildrenMartin Luther King, Jr. (deceased)
Christine King Farris
Alfred Daniel Williams King (deceased)
Parent(s)James King
(1863-1933)
Delia Linsey King
(1875-1924)
Signature
Martin Luther King, Sr. Signature.svg

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.