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KNIGHT (Soundex K523) — See also GOODKNIGHT, KIGHT, KNETT, KNIGHTEN, KNIGHTLINGER, KNIGHTON, KNIGHTS, KNITT, LEBERKNIGHT, MCKNIGHT, NEAT, NEATH, NEET, NETH, NETT, NETTE, NIDT, NIGHT, SIRKNIGHT.

  KNIGHT: See also James Franklin Ailshie — William Knight Ailshie — Inez Knight Allen — Roger Ward Babson — John Paige Bartlett — Tom M. Bell — William Knight Boardman — William Henry Bowdlear — William Bourke Cockran — Herbert Knight Cruikshank — Joseph Kimball Darling — Hale Knight Darling — Justus Dartt — Joseph Edward Davies — William Mercer Owens Dawson — Lawrence Knight Duquesne — Thomas Knight Finletter — Levi Knight Fuller — Harry Conrad Gahn — Fred B. Greenleaf — Emanuel Knight Harris — Albert Sydney Herlong, Jr. — Pomeroy Wells Jordan — Thorsten Valentine Kalijarvi — Daniel Kerwin — Marvin Lewis Kline — Bertha Knight Landes — Franklin Knight Lane — Virginia Knight Logan — George Warwick McClintic — David Charles McClung — Knight D. McKesson — Benjamin Baker Moeur — John Knight Parlett — Alexander Hamilton Phillips — William Knight Potter — James Terry Sanford — John Knight Shields — Ephraim Knight Smart — Knight G. Smith — Charles Henry Thompson — Sterry Robinson Waterman
  Knight, A. G. (b. 1863) — of Trenton, Grundy County, Mo. Born in Dunlap, Grundy County, Mo., February 6, 1863. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Galeb B. Knight and Mary M. Knight; married 1891 to Jessie G. Hill.
  Knight, A. J. — of Deadwood, Lawrence County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 49th District, 1891-92. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, A. J. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, A. L. — Socialist. Candidate for West Virginia state senate 12th District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, A. W. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Albert — of St. Peter, Nicollet County, Minn. Mayor of St. Peter, Minn., 1873-75. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Albert H. — of Branford, New Haven County, Conn. Socialist. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Branford, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Amanda Inez See Inez Knight Allen
  Knight, Andrew D. — of Stratton, Windham County, Vt. Member of Vermont state house of representatives from Stratton, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Anne H. — also known as Penny Knight — of Marshville, Union County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 2000, 2004, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Knight, Augustus (1799-1876) — of North Hero, Grand Isle County, Vt. Born in North Hero, Grand Isle County, Vt., 1799. Member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1833; probate judge in Vermont, 1845-46, 1860-66; delegate to Vermont state constitutional convention, 1850. Died in North Hero, Grand Isle County, Vt., March 5, 1876 (age about 76 years). Interment at South End Cemetery, North Hero, Vt.
  Knight, B. Jay — of Rockford, Winnebago County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Knight, Barry D. — of Virginia Beach, Va. Republican. Elected Virginia state house of delegates 81st District 2011. Still living as of 2011.
  Knight, Benjamin K. — Judge, California Court of Appeal 1st District, 1926-31. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Bertha See Bertha Knight Landes
  Knight, Bill — of Greensboro, Guilford County, N.C. Mayor of Greensboro, N.C.; elected 2009. Still living as of 2009.
  Knight, Birdsey (b. 1851) — of Hampton Township, Bay County, Mich. Born in Avon Township (now Rochester Hills), Oakland County, Mich., July 18, 1851. Democrat. Farmer; Hampton Township Supervisor; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1891-94 (Bay County 1st District 1891-92, Bay County 3rd District 1893-94); candidate for Michigan state senate 24th District, 1904. Member, Knights of Pythias; Maccabees. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Nathan Knight (1817-1886) and Harriet (Stephens) Knight; married, November 21, 1876, to Eren A. Hilker.
  Knight, Bob — of Cartersville, Bartow County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Bob See Robert G. Knight
  Knight, Bruce Alexander — of Oregon. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Oregon 3rd District, 1996, 1998, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Knight, C. H. — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Charles — of Gloucester County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Gloucester County, 1841. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Charles A. (b. 1870) — of Gardiner, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Brunswick, Cumberland County, Maine, January 13, 1870. Republican. Mayor of Gardiner, Maine, 1905-06. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William B. Knight and Josephine S. (Brown) Knight; married, September 4, 1901, to Edith S. Moulton.
  Knight, Charles A. — of Vernon, Tolland County, Conn. Prohibition candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Vernon, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Charles B. — of Marlborough, Cheshire County, N.H. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Charles E. — of St. Marys, Pleasants County, W.Va. Democrat. Chair of Pleasants County Democratic Party, 1954-55. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Charles G. — of Churchville, Bucks County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Charles Landon (1867-1933) — of Akron, Summit County, Ohio. Born near Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Ga., June 18, 1867. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1916, 1924; U.S. Representative from Ohio 14th District, 1921-23. Died September 26, 1933 (age 66 years, 100 days). Interment at Rose Hill Burial Park, Fairlawn, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Knight, Charles T. — of Monroe, Orange County, N.Y. Postmaster at Monroe, N.Y., 1901-15. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Clifford H. — U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Cape Town, as of 1897-1905. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Curtis James (1816-1894) — also known as Curtis Knight — of Kingston, Madison County, Ky.; Bloomington, McLean County, Ill. Born in Langdon, Sullivan County, N.H., January 18, 1816. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1860. Died in Bloomington, McLean County, Ill., January 11, 1894 (age 77 years, 358 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Curtis Knight (1795-1854) and Betsy (Atwood) Knight (1798-1888); married, January 15, 1843, to Polly Ann Emerson (1821-1848); married, September 4, 1849, to Emily Jane Cornelison (1821-1910).
  Knight, David E. — of Marysville, Yuba County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1884 (alternate), 1888, 1896 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Knight, David L. — of North Carolina. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from North Carolina 9th District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Knight, David M. — of Superior, Douglas County, Wis. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Knight, Dawn See M. Dawn Knight
  Knight, Diana — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Socialist. Member of Michigan Socialist Labor State Central Committee, 1977. Female. Still living as of 1977.
  Knight, Doris (born c.1927) — of Orange, New Haven County, Conn. Born about 1927. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Knight, Dorothy — of Michigan. Progressive. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 1st District, 1950. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, E. — of East Deering, Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Postmaster at East Deering, Maine, 1889. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Mrs. E. — of Palatka, Putnam County, Fla. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Earl M. — of Arkansas City, Cowley County, Kan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Earle — of Billings, Yellowstone County, Mont. Mayor of Billings, Mont., 1953-59. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Edie — of Atascadero, San Luis Obispo County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Knight, Edward (1813-1892) — of Pennsylvania. Born December 8, 1813. Republican. Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1860. Died July 21, 1892 (age 78 years, 226 days). Interment at Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pa.
  Knight, Edward D., Jr. (b. 1922) — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born in Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va., January 29, 1922. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Kanawha County, 1953-54, 1959-63. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Rotary; Phi Beta Kappa. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Edward S. — of Kent County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 4th District, 1939-40. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Edward W. — of West Virginia. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Edwy — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Mayor of Jackson, Mich., 1890-91. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Elmer G. — of Clear Lake, Deuel County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 31st District, 1939-40; member of South Dakota state senate 19th District, 1941-44, 1949-52. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Emma — of Laramie, Albany County, Wyo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Erastus Cole (b. 1857) — also known as Erastus C. Knight — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., March 1, 1857. Republican. Real estate business; Buffalo city controller, 1895-1900; New York state comptroller, 1901; mayor of Buffalo, N.Y., 1902-05; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, May 14, 1881, to Mary Elizabeth Cowles; father of Gertrude Knight (who married Herbert Bronson Shonk (1881-1930)).
  Political family: Shonk-Knight family of New York.
  Knight, Ernest Evert — of Lewis County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Lewis County, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Erwin F. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Philadelphia County, 1889-90. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Ethel — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1969. Female. Still living as of 1969.
  Knight, F. C. — of Rockland, Knox County, Maine. Republican. Mayor of Rockland, Maine, 1893-95. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Ferdinand C. — of Alexandria, Va. Republican. Postmaster at Alexandria, Va., 1922-35 (acting, 1922). Burial location unknown.
Frank A. Knight Knight, Frank A. (b. 1907) — of South Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., October 4, 1907. Democrat. Sports editor, later managing editor, The Charleston Gazette newspaper; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Kanawha County, 1941-52; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1948 (alternate), 1952. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Edgar Knight and Charlotte (Stanmeyer) Knight; married, July 21, 1930, to Orpha Regina Thomas; father of Thomas A. Knight (1933-).
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951
  Knight, Frank E. — of Ramona, Lake County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 17th District, 1889-90. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Frank M. — of Thompson, Windham County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Thompson; elected 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, G. — of Canby, Clackamas County, Ore. Postmaster at Canby, Ore., 1889. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Gary — of Mt. Pleasant, Isabella County, Mich. Mayor of Mt. Pleasant, Mich., 1981, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Knight, George — Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 6th District, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, George A. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, George A. — of Eureka, Humboldt County, Calif.; San Francisco, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1884, 1892, 1896, 1908; Presidential Elector for California, 1888; member of Republican National Committee from California, 1904-08. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, George A. — of Sanilac County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Sanilac County, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, George H. — of Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Salisbury; elected 1906, 1908, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, George W. — of West Scarborough, Scarborough, Cumberland County, Maine. Postmaster at West Scarborough, Maine, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Goodwin Jess (1896-1970) — also known as Goodwin J. Knight — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Provo, Utah County, Utah, December 9, 1896. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; superior court judge in California, 1935-46; Lieutenant Governor of California, 1947-53; Governor of California, 1953-59; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1956 (speaker), 1960 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); candidate for U.S. Senator from California, 1958; Presidential Elector for California, 1960. Protestant. Member, American Bar Association; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Freemasons; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Moose; Eagles; Elks; Odd Fellows; Order of Ahepa; Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Alpha Delta; Sigma Delta Chi; Delta Sigma Rho. Died in Inglewood, Los Angeles County, Calif., May 22, 1970 (age 73 years, 164 days). Originally entombed at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.; re-entombed in 1971 in mausoleum at Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Jess Knight and Lillie J. (Milner) Knight; married 1925 to Arvilla Pearl Cooley (died 1952); married, August 2, 1954, to Virginia (Piergue) Carlson.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Knight, Grace E. — of Rockford, Winnebago County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1944 (alternate), 1952 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee). Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Harold G. — of Montgomery County, Pa. Republican. Common pleas court judge in Pennsylvania 38th District, 1926-29. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Harry F. — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Harry L. — of Medford, Burlington County, N.J. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Harry M. — of Camden, Camden County, N.J. Democrat. Postmaster at Camden, N.J., 1913-22. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Henry W. (c.1846-1917) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Maine, about 1846. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; publishing business; president, Young Men's Republican Club of Brooklyn, 1884. Member, Grand Army of the Republic. Died, in Pilcher Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., July 2, 1917 (age about 71 years). Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Horatio G. — of Massachusetts. Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1875-79. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Isaac — of Plainfield, Windham County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Plainfield, 1823-24, 1834. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, J. F. — of Promise, Dewey County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 58th District, 1915-16. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, J. H. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, J. L. — of Nebraska. Member of University of Nebraska board of regents, 1890-96. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, J. P. — of Calhoun County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Calhoun County, 1899. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, J. Paul — of Bucks County, Pa. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Bucks County, 1875-76. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, J. Will — of Utah. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Jabez Comstock (1815-1900) — also known as Jabez C. Knight — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Centerville, Hopkinton, Washington County, R.I., July 31, 1815. Republican. Mayor of Providence, R.I., 1859-64. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., April 6, 1900 (age 84 years, 249 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, R.I.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Sylvester Knight (1787-1841) and Lucina (Slocum) Knight (1787-1819); married, September 28, 1842, to Catherine Antoine Taft (1822-1894).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Knight, James Barton, Jr. — of Columbus, Muscogee County, Ga. Mayor of Columbus, Ga., 1939. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, James R. — also known as Jimmy Knight — of Cullman, Cullman County, Ala. Democrat. Member of Democratic National Committee from Alabama, 1984; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Knight, James W. — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Jay See B. Jay Knight
  Knight, Jeffery — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Knight, Jesse (b. 1850) — of Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyo. Born in Boonville, Oneida County, N.Y., July 5, 1850. Lawyer; justice of Wyoming state supreme court, 1890. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Jesse W. — of Bucks County, Pa. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1871-73 (6th District 1871, 7th District 1872-73). Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Jessie — of San Diego, San Diego County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Knight, Jimmy See James R. Knight
  Knight, Joe See Joseph E. Knight
John Knight Knight, John — of Tempe, Maricopa County, Ariz. Mayor of Tempe, Ariz., 1897-1902. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: City of Tempe
  Knight, John (b. 1871) — of Arcade, Wyoming County, N.Y. Born in Arcade, Wyoming County, N.Y., April 30, 1871. Republican. Lawyer; Wyoming County District Attorney, 1904-12; member of New York state assembly from Wyoming County, 1913-16; member of New York state senate 44th District, 1917-31; resigned 1931; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1924 (alternate), 1928 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee); federal judge, 1931. Member, Odd Fellows; Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, John — Democrat. Alabama Democratic state chair, 1980-84. Still living as of 1984.
  Knight, John Elliot — also known as John E. Knight — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Mayor of Little Rock, Ark., 1851. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, John F., Jr. — of Alabama. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Knight, John George David — U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; member District of Columbia board of commissioners, 1917-18. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, John R. — of Walnut, Bureau County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Jonathan (1787-1858) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Bucks County, Pa., November 22, 1787. Civil engineer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives 20th District, 1822; member of Pennsylvania state senate 20th District, 1824-28; chief engineer, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, 1830-42; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 20th District, 1855-57. Died November 22, 1858 (age 71 years, 0 days). Interment at West Land Cemetery, West Brownsville, Pa.
  Relatives: Grandfather of Virginia Knight Logan (1884?-1940).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Knight, Joseph E. — also known as Joe Knight — of Dow, Jersey County, Ill. Democrat. Member of Illinois Democratic State Central Committee, 1938; secretary of Illinois Democratic Party, 1938; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1940 (alternate), 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Joseph E. — Libertarian. Candidate for Governor of New Mexico, 1990. Still living as of 1990.
  Knight, Julie — of Dexter, Washtenaw County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 52nd District, 1998. Female. Still living as of 1998.
  Knight, Kathy W. — of Tillery, Halifax County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Knight, Kelly G. — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 2008, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Knight, Kevin — of Minnesota. Republican. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 40-B, 1994-98. Still living as of 1998.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Knight, L. B. — of Greenville, Muhlenberg County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Landon (born c.1924) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born about 1924. Republican. Republican candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 13th District, 1952 (primary), 1954. Still living as of 1954.
  Relatives: Son of John S. Knight (newspaper publisher).
  Knight, Leona — of Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Knight, Leona Curtis — also known as Leona Curtis — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Charles Curtis (1860-1936); married to Webster Knight.
  Knight, Leonard M. — of New Hampshire. Democrat. Candidate for New Hampshire Governor's Council 5th District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, M. Dawn — of Prescott, Yavapai County, Ariz. Democrat. Candidate for Arizona state senate 1st District, 1998, 2002; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Knight, Marian W. — of Perrysburg, Wood County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Knight, Marti — of Burlingame, San Mateo County, Calif. Mayor of Burlingame, Calif., 1995-96. Still living as of 1996.
  Knight, Marvin L. M. (b. 1946) — of Muskegon County, Mich. Born in 1946. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives 96th District, 1981-92; defeated, 1978. Still living as of 1992.
  Knight, Mavis Best — Democrat. Member of Texas state board of education 13th District; elected unopposed 2002, 2004; elected 2008, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Knight, N. E. See Nicholas Egbert Knight
  Knight, Nathan (1817-1886) — of Bay County, Mich. Born in Otisfield, Cumberland County (now Oxford County), Maine, July 14, 1817. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Bay County 2nd District, 1877-80. Died in Bay County, Mich., December 28, 1886 (age 69 years, 167 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Harriet Stephens; father of Birdsey Knight (1851-?).
  Knight, Nathaniel (1792-1864) — of Erie County, N.Y. Born in 1792. Member of New York state assembly from Erie County, 1831. Died in Collins, Erie County, N.Y., 1864 (age about 72 years). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Collins, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married to Polly Chadwick (1795-1857).
  Knight, Nehemiah (1746-1808) — of Cranston, Providence County, R.I. Born in Cranston, Providence County, R.I., March 23, 1746. Member of Rhode Island state legislature, 1783; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island at-large, 1803-08; died in office 1808. Died in Cranston, Providence County, R.I., June 13, 1808 (age 62 years, 82 days). Interment at Knight Cemetery (Cranston Historical Cemetery #21), Knightsville, Cranston, R.I.
  Relatives: Father of Nehemiah Rice Knight (1780-1854); second great-grandfather of Comfort Star Burlingame.
  Political family: Knight family of Cranston, Rhode Island.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Knight, Nehemiah Rice (1780-1854) — also known as Nehemiah R. Knight — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Cranston, Providence County, R.I., December 31, 1780. Member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1802; Governor of Rhode Island, 1817-21; U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1821-41; delegate to Rhode Island state constitutional convention, 1843. Died in Providence, Providence County, R.I., April 18, 1854 (age 73 years, 108 days). Interment at Grace Church Cemetery, Providence, R.I.
  Relatives: Son of Nehemiah Knight (1746-1808) and Eleanor (Hudson) Knight (1747-1823); married, July 21, 1799, to Lydia Waterman (1780-1850); great-granduncle of Comfort Star Burlingame.
  Political family: Knight family of Cranston, Rhode Island.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Knight, Nicholas Egbert (b. 1866) — also known as N. E. Knight — of Castlewood, Hamlin County, S.Dak.; Thomas, Hamlin County, S.Dak. Born in a log house, Eau Claire County, Wis., October 15, 1866. Republican. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives, 1913-16, 1931-32 (30th District 1913-16, 28th District 1931-32); South Dakota commissioner of school and public lands, 1917-25. Methodist. Member, Elks. Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Knight, Nicola — of Clichy, France. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Democrats Abroad, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Knight, Noel — of Oakland, Alameda County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Knight, O. A. — of Denver, Colo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Knight of the Doublecross: See Charles Fitch Hemans
  Knight of the South, The Black: See Alexander Keith McClung
  Knight, Ollie — of Leasburg, Crawford County, Mo. Democrat. Chair of Crawford County Democratic Party, 1945. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Paul See J. Paul Knight
  Knight, Paul — of Wilmington, New Hanover County, N.C. Candidate for mayor of Wilmington, N.C., 2009. Still living as of 2009.
  Knight, Penny See Anne H. Knight
  Knight, Perry — of Georgia. Member of Georgia public service commission, 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Perry T. — of Ray City, Berrien County, Ga. Member of Georgia state house of representatives from Berrien County, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Pete See William J. Knight
  Knight, Philip Terry — of Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 3rd District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Knight, R. G. C. — of Mason, Ingham County, Mich. Postmaster at Mason, Mich., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Reuben — of Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County 4th District, 1858. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Ridgway Brewster (1911-2001) — also known as Ridgway B. Knight — of New York. Born in Paris, France of American parents, June 12, 1911. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Syria, 1961-65; Belgium, 1965-69; Portugal, 1969-73. Died in Inxent, France, August 14, 2001 (age 90 years, 63 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Knight, Robert G. (b. 1941) — also known as Bob Knight — of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan. Born July 31, 1941. Republican. Investment banker; mayor of Wichita, Kan., 1980-81, 1984-85, 1987-88, 1995-; candidate for U.S. Representative from Kansas 4th District, 1986; candidate in primary for Governor of Kansas, 2002; candidate in primary for Kansas state senate 30th District, 2004. Methodist. Member, Rotary; Habitat for Humanity. Still living as of 2005.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Knight, Robey — of Roane County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Roane County, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Knight, Ron — of Toppenish, Yakima County, Wash. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Knight, Ronald — of Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Knight, Ronald T. — of Georgia. U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia, 1974-77. Still living as of 1977.
  Knight, Samuel (1730-1804) — of Brattleboro, Windham County, Vt. Born in Woburn, Middlesex County, Mass., February 10, 1730. Justice of Vermont state supreme court, 1789-93. Died July 23, 1804 (age 74 years, 164 days). Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Samuel — of San Joaquin County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 7th District, 1853-54. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Samuel — of California. U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of California, 1894-95. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Shirley — of Alaska. Republican. Independent Republican candidate for Alaska state senate District P, 1994. Female. Still living as of 1994.
  Knight, Steve — of Columbus, Muscogee County, Ga. Mayor of Columbus, Ga., 1962. Still living as of 1962.
  Knight, T. C. — of Parma, New Madrid County, Mo. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from New Madrid County, 1943-44. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, The Plumed: See James Gillespie Blaine
  Knight, The White: See Spiro Theodore Agnew — Kimber Cornellus Sigler
  Knight, Thomas — of Darlington Court House (now Darlington), Darlington County, S.C. Postmaster at Darlington Court House, S.C., 1807-09. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Thomas — of Schenectady County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Schenectady County, 1837. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Thomas A. (b. 1933) — of South Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born in Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va., October 15, 1933. Democrat. Newspaper publisher; public relations consultant; member of West Virginia state house of delegates, 1965-66, 1979-88 (Kanawha County 1965-66, 17th District 1979-82, 23rd District 1983-88); defeated, 1966. Catholic. Member, Lions. Still living as of 1988.
  Relatives: Son of Frank A. Knight (1907-?) and Orpha R. (Thomas) Knight.
  Knight, Thomas Edmund (b. 1868) — also known as Thomas E. Knight — of Selma, Dallas County, Ala. Born in Greensboro, Hale County, Ala., October 13, 1868. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Alabama state house of representatives, 1892-95; circuit judge in Alabama, 1926-31; associate justice of Alabama state supreme court, 1931-42; appointed 1931. Methodist. Member, Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Freemasons; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Newton Knight and Eva (Hoppel) Knight; married, June 7, 1895, to Rebecca Williams; father of Rebecca Knight (who married Joel Bascom Brown (1872-?)) and Thomas Edmund Knight, Jr..
  Political family: Knight family of Greensboro, Alabama.
  Knight, Thomas Edmund, Jr. (b. 1898) — also known as Thomas E. Knight, Jr. — of Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala. Born in Greensboro, Hale County, Ala., June 19, 1898. Democrat. Lawyer; Alabama state attorney general, 1931-34; Lieutenant Governor of Alabama, 1935-39. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Freemasons; Elks; Civitan; Jaycees; American Legion. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Edmund Knight (1868-?) and Rebecca (Williams) Knight; married, May 4, 1920, to Lelia Otts.
  Political family: Knight family of Greensboro, Alabama.
  Knight, Thomas H. — of Mt. Washington (now part of Independence), Jackson County, Mo. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Jackson County 1st District, 1915-16. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, W. O. — of Wakonda, Clay County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 2nd District, 1911-12; member of South Dakota state senate 2nd District, 1919-22. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, W. T. — of Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Webster — of Warwick, Kent County, R.I. Republican. Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Wilbur H. — of Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Knight, Will See J. Will Knight
  Knight, William — of Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County, 1836. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, William A. — of Orange, New Haven County, Conn. First selectman of Orange, Connecticut, 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, William A. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 5th District, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Knight, William B. — of Camden County, N.J. Republican. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Camden County, 1925-30, 1952-53; defeated, 1955; Speaker of the New Jersey State House of Assembly, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, William D. — of Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla. Democrat. Mayor of Jacksonville, Fla., 1897-99. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, William Frank (b. 1847) — also known as William F. Knight — of Laconia, Belknap County, N.H. Born in Hanover, Grafton County, N.H., October 13, 1847. Republican. Furniture merchant; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1889; member of New Hampshire state senate 6th District, 1895-96; mayor of Laconia, N.H., 1907-09. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edwin Perry Knight and Elizabeth W. T. (Vaughn) Knight; married 1872 to Fannie E. Taylor.
  Knight, William G. — of Charleston, Mississippi County, Mo. Democrat. Mayor of Charleston, Mo., 1963-64. Still living as of 1964.
  Knight, William J. (1929-2004) — also known as Pete Knight — of Palmdale, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Noblesville, Hamilton County, Ind., November 18, 1929. Served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War; mayor of Palmdale, Calif., 1988-92; member of California state assembly, 1993-96; member of California state senate 17th District, 1997-2004; died in office 2004. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; Elks. Air Force test pilot who holds the speed record for winged aircraft: 4,250 mph flying the Bell X-15. Died, from acute myelogenous leukemia, in City of Hope Hospital, May 7, 2004 (age 74 years, 171 days). Interment at Desert Lawn Memorial Park, Palmdale, Calif.
  Knight High School in Palmdale, California, is named for him.
  Knight, William R., Jr. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, William W. — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, William W. (b. 1889) — of Sitka, Alaska. Born in England, 1889. Delegate to Alaska state constitutional convention, 1955-56. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, William W. — of Munhall, Allegheny County, Pa. Burgess of Munhall, Pennsylvania, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Knight, Willis H. — of DeRidder, Beauregard Parish, La. Postmaster at DeRidder, La., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Knight, Wray Thomas — of Richmond, Va. Republican. Postmaster at Richmond, Va., 1898-1906. Burial location unknown.


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