FRANK S. KING, city auditor, and secretary and treasurer of the King Oil Company and financially interested in other large organizations of capital at Steubenville, Ohio, was born at Cannonsburg, Pa., April 26, 1881. When Mr. King was one year old his parents moved to Steubenville and he has been identified with this city ever since. In 1899 he was graduated from the High School, but prior to that was already studying law, and for two and one half years continued his studies under the supervision of the law firm of Roger & McCauslin. Mr. King then entered the employ of the Bell Telephone Company and continued there for two years. In 1903 he was elected city auditor and in 1906 was re-elected to this office, his service showing him to be a careful, accurate accountant and a faithful public official. He is one of the influential Republicans of the city. In his business connections he is associated with important interests and in addition to being secretary and treasurer of the King Oil Company, he is a director in the Owens Oil and Gas Company and also in the Johnston Oil and Gas Company.
Mr. King was married March 18, 1908, to Miss C. Fae Porter, of Toronto, Jefferson County. They are members of the Hamline Methodist Episcopal Church. His fraternal affiliations are with the Red Men, the Eagles, the Knights of Pythias, the Modern Woodmen of America and the German Turnverein.