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army officer

Harry Edward Knight, American army officer. Member Military Order of World War, Psi Upsilon.; Club: Army and Navy (Washington).

Background

Knight, Harry Edward was born on July 9, 1876 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States. Son of Henry Warren and Tressa (Taylor) Knight.

Education

Graduate Montclair (New Jersey) Military Academy, 1895. Student Lehigh University, 1895-1898. Graduate Infantry and Calvary School, 1904, Army War College, 1928.

Career

Enlisted as private, United States Army, 1898. Appointed 2nd Lieutenant infantry, 1898. Advanced through grades to major general.

Retired May 31, 1938.

Membership

Member Military Order of World War, Psi Upsilon. Club: Army and Navy (Washington).

Connections

Married Celeste Foote, December 12, 1905.

father:
Henry Warren Knight

mother:
Tressa (Taylor) Knight

spouse:
Celeste Foote