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Townsend Jones Knight

Townsend Jones Knight, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1952. Trustee Metropolitan College of New York, 1969-2007, Cold Spring Harbor (New York ) Laboratory, 1970-1976, 82-88, 89-95, honorary trustee, since 1995. Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Association of Bar of City of New York, Downtown Association, Harvard Club, Cold Spring Harbor Beach Club.

Background

  • Knight, Townsend Jones was born on August 10, 1928 in New York City. Son of Jesse and Marguerite H. (Jones) Knight.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Harvard University, 1949. Juris Doctor, Columbia University, 1952.

    Career

    • Associate Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle, New York City, 1953-1965, partner, 1965—2001, of counsel, since 2001.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1952.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Trustee Metropolitan College of New York, 1969-2007, Cold Spring Harbor (New York ) Laboratory, 1970-1976, 82-88, 89-95, honorary trustee, since 1995. Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Association of Bar of City of New York, Downtown Association, Harvard Club, Cold Spring Harbor Beach Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Photography.

    Connections

    • Married Elise Heck; children: Margaret Knight Dudley, Elise Knight Wallace, Jessica Knight Casoni.
    • father: Jesse Knight
    • mother: Marguerite H. (Jones) Knight
    • spouse: Elise Heck
    • children: Margaret Knight Dudley Knight
    • Elise Knight Wallace Knight
    • Jessica Knight Casoni Knight
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    Born August 10, 1928
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