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Albion Williamson Knight, American bishop. Member General Convention Protestant Episcopal Church, 15 times. Alumni trustee University of the South.

Background

Knight, Albion Williamson was born on August 24, 1859 in White Springs, Florida, United States. Son of George Augustine and Martha (Demere) Knight.

Education

Educated University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee.

Career

1 daughter, Ada Nicoll (Mistress Thomas P. Harper). Married second, Miriam Powell Yates, April 29, 1919. Deacon, November 27, 1881, priest, 1883, Protestant Episcopal Church.

Served at Palatka, and Jacksonville, Florida, until 1893. Dean of Cathedral, Atlanta, Georgia., 1893-1904. Consecrated bishop, December 21, 1904.

Missionary bishop of Cuba, 1904-1913. Bishop in charge, Panama Canal Zone, 1908-1920. Chancellor, University of the South, 1913-1922.

Bishop coadjutor of New Jersey, 1923.

Membership

Member General Convention Protestant Episcopal Church, 15 times. Alumni trustee University of the South.

Connections

Married Elise Nicoll Hallowes, August 27, 1889.; married second, Miriam Powell Yates, April 29, 1919.

father:
George Augustine Knight

mother:
Martha (Demere) Knight

spouse:
Elise Nicoll Hallowes

spouse:
Miriam Powell Yates