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In Memoriam: Ed King, 85

In Memoriam: Ed King, 85

Edward Joseph King, a former editor at several California newspapers, died September 8, 2021, in Bakersfield, The Bakersfield Californian’s obituary said. He was 85.

King closed out his career as an associate opinion editor at The Californian, where he also had been a news editor. Previously, he had worked at the Daily Independent (Ridgecrest), Madera Tribune and the old Antioch Ledger.