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Clinton Everett Knox

ambassador.

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

Background

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.

Career

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.

Membership

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

Connections

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