John T. Knox
John Theryll Knox (September 30, 1924 – April 3, 2017) was an American politician and lawyer.
|John T. Knox|
|Member of the California State Assembly
from the 11th district
September 30, 1924|
|Died||April 3, 2017
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Army Air Forces|
|Battles/wars||World War II|
Knox was born in Reno, Nevada and moved to California with his parents in 1929. He served in the United States Army Air Forces during World War II. He received his bachelor's degree from Occidental College and his law degree from University of California, Hastings College of the Law. Knox was admitted to the California bar in 1953 and practiced law in Richmond, California. He died at a hospital in Richmond, California after a long illness.
A portion of Interstate 580 is called the John T. Knox Freeway.
- Vassar, Alexander C. (2011). Legislators of California (PDF). Retrieved 23 November 2016.
- Papers of John Teryll Knox, University of California, Berkeley
- 'John T. Knox, longtime Contra Costa Assemblyman, dies,' East Bat Times, Sam Richards, April 5, 2017
- "California Highways: Interstate 580". Cahighways.org. Retrieved 2013-01-26.
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