About Tracy

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 is currently the Chairman of the powerful House Licensing and Administrative Procedures Committee, and previously served as chairman of the Border and International Affairs and Agriculture and Livestock Committees.

During his tenure in the Texas House of Representatives he has served on committees such as Natural Resources, Appropriations, Ways and Means, Calendars, Environmental Regulation, and Culture, Recreation and Tourism.  He also serves on the Edwards Aquifer 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.