• Born date: 1768-02-09
  • Born in: n.a.
  • Death date: 1852-06-17
  • Death in: Maine
William King (governor)

William King (February 9, 1768 – June 17, 1852) was an American merchant, shipbuilder, army officer, and statesman from Bath, Maine. A proponent of statehood for Maine, he became its first Governor when it separated from Massachusetts in 1820.