Armanis F. Knotts Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science, Valparaiso U., 1882, Master of Arts, 1883, C.E., 1883, Bachelor of Laws, 1887.
President Central Indiana Normal school and Business College, 1883-1885 inclusive. Surveyor of Porter Company, Indiana, 1886-1887. Practiced law at Hammond, Indiana, 25 years.
Member Indiana House of Representatives, 1899-1900. Mayor of Hammond, 1902. Bought the land for City of Gary, Indiana, and planned the city for United States Steel Company, 1906.
Started the movement to save the Indiana dunes for a national park. Organized National Dunes Park Association (1st president). First president Florida Division Izaak Walton League.
Member Indiana House of Representatives, 1899-1900. Mason. Recognized as an authority on early history of Indiana, and on Pottawottamie Indians. Now building new town of Yankeetown, Florida, mayor same.
President Florida Inland and Coastal Waterways Association Now planning the ideal city of Yankeetown at the gulf terminus of the Cross-Florida Ship Canal.
Married Mary Hennessy, 1883. Children: Mistress Dolly Bower, Mistress Eugenie Reinke, Mistress Marguerete Hulett.