Tracy O. King was born on November 9, 1960. After graduating from Carrizo Springs High School he 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. In 1987 he purchased the Beltone Hearing Aid Center, which currently provides hearing healthcare to 16 Southwest Texas counties.
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 the Kiwanis Club and current president of the Texas Hearing Aid Association. He was elected to the Texas House of Representatives in November 1994. He is currently serving his seventh term and serves as a member of the Natural Resources Committee and Cultural, Recreational and Tourism Committee. Representative King also serves on the Edwards Aquifer Legislative Oversight Committee, the Budgets and Revenue Committee of the National Conference of State Legislators, the Border Legislative Conference 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 and Clayton Baker.