Philander C. Knox

Philander C. Knox
1853 - 1921

Philander C. Knox  American Diplomat

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First Name Philander
Middle Name C.
Last Name Knox
Age 68 (age at death) years
Birthday 6th May, 1853
Birthplace Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died 12th October, 1921
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Nationality American
Occupation Diplomat

Philander Chase Knox (May 6, 1853 – October 12, 1921) was an American lawyer, bank director and politician who served as United States Attorney General (1901–1904), a Senator from Pennsylvania (1904–1909, 1917–1921) and Secretary of State (1909–1913). He served in the Cabinet under three presidents. Active in law in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the partnership known as Knox and Reed, Knox was also one of several founders of the city of Monessen in the state, where a street is named for him. With the industrialists Henry Clay Frick and Andrew Mellon, he was a director of the Pittsburgh National Bank of Commerce.

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