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Lawyer

Frederick Hawley Knight, American lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia Bar 1933. Secretary Corning Glass Works Foundation, 1953-1971, trustee, 1971-1976. Member American Bar Association Clubs: University (New York City); Corning Country.

Background

Knight, Frederick Hawley was born on September 29, 1906 in Brattleboro, Vermont, United States. Son of Fred Samuel and Susan (Hawley) Knight.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1928. Bachelor of Laws, George Washington University, 1933.

Career

Test engineer, General Electric Company, Schenectady, 1928-1929;patent examiner, United States Patent Office, Washington, 1929-1937;patent attorney, Corning Glass Works, New York, 1937-1945;assistant secretary, Corning Glass Works, 1945-1953;secretary, Corning Glass Works, 1953-1971;Corporate Counsel, Corning Glass Works, 1961-1971;vice president, Corning Glass Works, 1969-1971;consultant, Corning Glass Works, since 1971. Secretary, director Corning Glass Works of Canada, Ltd., 1946-1971. Secretary Corning Museum Glass, 1952-1971.

Secretary, director Corning Glass International S.A., 1960-1971;director Corning International Corporation.

Achievements

  • Bar: District of Columbia Bar 1933.

Membership

Secretary Corning Glass Works Foundation, 1953-1971, trustee, 1971-1976. Member American Bar Association Clubs: University (New York City). Corning Country.

Connections

Married Mary Lake Cox, July 7, 1936.

father:
Fred Samuel Knight

mother:
Susan (Hawley) Knight

spouse:
Mary Lake Cox