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Clinton Everett Knox

Clinton Everett Knox, American ambassador. Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1945.; Member Phi Beta Kappa.


  • Knox, Clinton Everett was born on May 5, 1908 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States. Son of William Jacob and Estella Jane (Briggs) Knox.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Williams College, 1930. Master of Arts, Brown U., 1931. Doctor of Philosophy., Harvard, 1939.


    • Instructor history Morgan State College, Baltimore, 1931-1943. With State Department, 1945-1980. Deputy chief Western European section, div. research, 1945-1946, chief Northern and Western European branch, 1947-1952, assistant chief div. research for Western Europe, 1952-1955, chief div., 1955-1957.

      1st secretary, consul American embassy, Paris, France, 1957-1963. Counselor, Tegucigalpa, Honduras, 1963-1964. Ambassador to Dahomey, Cotonou, 1964-1969, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 1969-1973.

      Lecturer, writer on international relations, African and Caribbean affairs, 1973-1980.


    Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1945. Member Phi Beta Kappa.


    • Married Clementine Elizabeth Murphy, November 24, 1934. Children: William Everett, Karen Louise.
    • father: William Jacob Knox
    • mother: Estella Jane (Briggs) Knox
    • spouse: Clementine Elizabeth Murphy
    • children: William Everett Knox
    • Karen Louise Knox
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    Died October 16, 1980
    (aged 72)