Selma grave of William Rufus King, Alabama’s only U.S. vice president, vandalized with black paint

9/28/2022 2:54:00 PM

The vandals who defaced King's marble mausoleum at Old Live Oak Cemetery have not been caught.

Selma police are looking for the vandals who defaced the gravesite of William Rufus King, a politician who briefly served as U.S. vice president in 1853 and represented Alabama in the U.S. Senate.

The vandals who defaced King's marble mausoleum at Old Live Oak Cemetery have not been caught.

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NEW! Howard Koplowitz | hkoplowitz@al.AFP and its logo are registered trademarks.This will be a continuation of the current polymer series and no additional changes to the banknote designs will be made.com The Selma gravesite of Alabama’s only U.S.vice president was defaced Friday after vandals splashed black paint on the mausoleum holding the tomb of William Rufus King.New notes will only be printed to replace worn banknotes and to meet any overall increase in demand for banknotes, as part of the royal household's efforts to minimize"the environmental and financial impact of the change of monarch.King, who was also a U.

S.senator representing Alabama, briefly served as vice president during the Franklin Pierce administration, holding the post from March 4, 1853 until his death in Selma nearly a month later on April 15, 1853.The Bank of England's announcement comes just days after Buckingham Palace released.Doug Buster, president of the Cemetery Preservation Group, a nonprofit that preserves historic cemeteries including King’s resting place at Selma’s Old Live Oak Cemetery, said he got a call Friday about the vandalism, believed to have occurred earlier that morning, according to the Selma Sun.Buster said King’s mausoleum was smeared with a gallon of black paint.The damage took nearly four hours to remove.

The vandals have not yet been apprehended, and anyone with information on the vandalism was asked to call Selma police.Note to readers: if you purchase something through one of our affiliate links we may earn a commission.Disclaimer.

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