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Naval officer

Harry Knox, American naval officer.

Background

Knox, Harry was born on July 2, 1848 in Greenville, Ohio, United States. Son of John Reily and Isabel Southgate (Briggs) Knox.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1867.

Career

Promoted ensign, 1868. Master, 1870; Lieutenant, 1871. Lieutenant commander, January 1888.

Commander, October 1896. Captain, September 22, 1901. Rear admiral, and retired, June 20, 1905.

Commanded Vesuvius, 1894-1895, Thetis, 1895-1896, Princeton, 1899-1901, Concord, 1901. Commanded Brooklyn, 1903-1904.

Connections

Married Mary Gard, September 7, 1875.

father:
John Reily Knox

mother:
Isabel Southgate (Briggs) Knox

spouse:
Mary Gard