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Gary Knight, American Lawyer, educator, publisher, trader. Bar: California 1965.


Knight, Gary was born on December 8, 1939 in St. Joseph, Missouri, United States. Son of Herbert S. and Iris (Crawford) Knight.


Student, Westminster College, 1959. Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Stanford University, 1961. Juris Doctor, Southern Methodist University, 1964.


Associate, Nossaman, Thompson, Waters and Moss, Los Angeles, 1964-1968;member of faculty, Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, 1968-1985;associate professor, Louisiana State University Law Center, 1971-1975;professor of law, Louisiana State University Law Center, 1975-1985;Campanile professor marine resources law, Louisiana State University Law Center, 1971-1985;owner, Jonathan Public Company, since 1981;owner, Global Technology Trading, Austin, Texas, since 1994. Member of advisory commission on law of sea National Security Council Inter-Agency Law of Sea Group, 1972-1981. Consultant Central Intelligence Agency, 1977-1985.

Member Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, 1981-1984.


  • Bar: California 1965.


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  • Other Work

    • Author: The Future of International Fisheries Management, 1975, Managing the Sea's Living Resources, 1977, The International Law of the Sea: Cases, Documents and Readings, 1991, Marine Fisheries Management Reporter, 1981-1994. Associate editor: Ocean Development and International Law: A Journal of Marine Affairs, 1972-1985.


Trustee Wimberley Village Library. District, since 2005, president, since 2007. Board directors Wimberley Education Foundation, 2006—2010, president, 2007—2008.

Member American Bar Association (committee on law of sea 1971-1980, committee marine resources 1967-1971), American Society International Law (board review and development 1975-1980, panel on law of sea 1972-1980), International Law Association (committee on law of sea 1974-1981), Law of Sea Institute (executive board 1975-1981), Order of Coif, Phi Alpha Delta, Omicron Delta Kappa, Beta Theta Pi.


Married Rebecca Emelie Forrester, November 24, 1962. Children: Kevin Crawford, David Forrester, Jonathan Gary.

Herbert S. Knight

Iris (Crawford) Knight

Rebecca Emelie Forrester

Kevin Crawford Knight

David Forrester Knight

Jonathan Gary Knight