A Guide to the James Milner King World War I Collection, 1916-1919
James Milner King was the son of early Stockdale, Texas pioneers. He completed a law degree from the University of Texas, though he never practiced law. During World War I, he served as sergeant of battery D 131st Field Artillery of the 36th Division. After the war, he and his family owned and operated the Citizens Telephone Co. King passed away in 1953 at the age of 65.
The James Milner King World War I Collection consists of U.S. Army regulation booklets and handwritten military notebooks. The collection also includes an oversize photo of battery D, 131st Field Artillery, and an oversize photo of Mont-Saint-Michel.
This collection is open for research use.
James Milner King World War I Collection, 1916-1919, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
This collection was processed by Esther Kirchner, July 2016.
Detailed Description of the Papers