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Nathan Homer Knorr

Nathan Homer Knorr, American clergyman. Member Jehovah’s Witnesses.


  • Knorr, Nathan Homer was born on April 23, 1905 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Donel Ellsworth and Estella (Bloss) Knorr.

  • Education

    • Graduate Allentown (Pennsylvania) High School, 1923.


    • Began with Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society, Brooklyn, 1923, general manager public office, 1932. Director People’s Pulpit Association (now Watchtower Bible and Tract Society New York, Inc.), 1934. Vice-president, director Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society Pennsylvania, 1940, president, 1942-1977.

      President International Bible Students Association, London, 1942-1977.


    Member Jehovah’s Witnesses.


    • Married January 31, 1953.
    • father: Donel Ellsworth Knorr
    • mother: Estella (Bloss) Knorr
    • spouse: January 31
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    Born April 23, 1905
    Died June 8, 1977
    (aged 72)