08/12/1839 - 05/20/1918

KNOX, William C., a Representative from Westmoreland County; born, August 12, 1839 in Ligonier Township, Westmoreland County, Pa.; private, Company K, 11th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1861, Civil War); sergeant, Company G, 135th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1862-1863, Civil War) served, Signal Corps, United States Army (1864-1865, Civil War); farmer; justice of the peace (1890-1910); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1908; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1910); trustee, Solders’ Home, Erie (1909-1910); died, May 20, 1918 in Ligonier, Westmorland County, Pennsylvania; interred, Ligonier Valley Cemetery, Ligonier, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.

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