Tracy O. King graduated from
Carrizo Springs High School, attended Southwest Texas Junior College, Sul Ross
State University and Texas A&M University, where he earned a Bachelor of
Science in Agricultural Engineering. In
1983 Representative King took a job with the Beltone Hearing Aid Center in San
Antonio and soon after moved to Uvalde to open a branch office there. He later purchased the Beltone Hearing Aid
Center and owned and operated it until 2008 when he sold the business to spend
more time with his family.
Representative King has always been
active in public service, a former member of the Board of Trustees for the
First United Methodist Church and a past president of both the Kiwanis Club and
the Texas Hearing Aid Association.He
was elected to the Texas House of Representatives in November 1994 and is
currently serving his eighth term.He is
the Vice Chairman of the powerful House Committee on Natural Resources; a
member of the Cultural, Recreation and Tourism Committee; a member of the House
Committee on Calendars and a member of the House Committee on Rules and
Resolutions.He also serves as a member
of the Edwards Aquifer Legislative Oversight Committee and the Energy Council.
Representative King is married to
the former Cheryl Baker of Hondo and they are the proud parents of two
children, Katelyn Marie King and Clayton Baker King.