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Philander Knox

Philander KnoxAKA Philander Chase Knox

Born: 6-May-1853
Birthplace: Brownsville, PA
Died: 12-Oct-1921
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Washington Memorial Chapel Churchyard, Valley Forge, PA

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Secretary of State, 1909-13


[1] Methodist Episcopalian.

Father: David S. Knox (banker)
Mother: Rebekah Page
Wife: Lillie Smith (m. 1880)
Son: Philander Chase Knox

    University: West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
    University: BA, Mount Union College, Alliance, OH (1872)

    US Senator, Pennsylvania (4-Mar-1917 to 12-Oct-1921)
    US Secretary of State (1909-13)
    US Senator, Pennsylvania (10-Jun-1904 to 4-Mar-1909)
    US Attorney General (1901-04)
    Assistant US Attorney Western District of Pennsylvania (1876-77)
    Member of the Board of Fifth National Bank of Pittsburgh
    Member of the Board of Pittsburgh National Bank of Commerce
    Carnegie Steel Counsel
    US Steel Architect of merger (1901-02)
    Pennsylvania Bar Association President (1897)
    Pennsylvania Bar Association 1875


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