Tragically, several years after the assassination of her famous son, civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., Alberta King was also murdered. Her shooter confronted her in the Ebenezer Baptist Church where her son, husband, and father had all preached.
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|FULL NAME:||Alberta King|
|BIRTH DATE:||September 13, 1904|
|AGE:||116 years old|
Alberta King is a Family Member. Born Alberta Christine Williams, she grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, as the daughter of Jenny Celeste Parks and Reverend Adam McNeil Williams. Her marriage to Martin Luther King, Sr. resulted in three children: Martin Luther King, Jr., Christine King Farris, and Alfred Daniel Williams King I. After graduating from Spelman College in Georgia, she completed a teacher’s course at Hampton University in Virginia.
DID YOU KNOW Her assassin, a young African American man named Marcus Wayne Chenault, suffered from mental illness and believed all people of the Christian faith to be his enemies. In 1995, while serving a lifetime prison sentence, he died of a stroke.
FACT She was the mother in law of Coretta Scott King .
SEE ALSO Alberta King’s net worth as of 2018.
Currently, Alberta King is 116 years old. She will celebrate her 117th birthday on a Tuesday, September 13th. Below we countdown to her upcoming birthday.
Alberta King’s zodiac sign is Virgo. According to astrologers, Virgo’s life pursuit is to do the right thing and a secret desire to love and be loved in return. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, books, nature, cleanliness and dislike rudeness, asking for help and taking center stage. The strengths of this sign are: loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, worry, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.
Alberta King was born in the Year of the Dragon. The dragon is a powerful sign. People born under this year are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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