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Milton Knight

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Milton Knight, Spanish banker. Served as Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1945; Member Reserve City, Perrysburg OH.

Background

Knight, Milton was born on August 18, 1906 in Toledo. Son of W. W. and Edna S. (Ford) Knight.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1928, Bachelor of Laws, 1931.

Career

Admitted to Ohio bar, 1931. With law firm Marshall, Melhorn, Marlar & Martin, Toledo, 1931-1936. Assistant secretary to vice president Libbey-Owens-Ford Glass Company, from 1936, secretary, vice president charge Special Products div., until 1942, Chairman of the Board, Executive Committee, 1965-1971, director, 1940-1971.

President, director First National Bank of Toledo, 1946-1962, Chairman of the Board, 1962-1966, chairman trust investment committee, 1966-1971. Director Wyandotte Chemicals Corporation, Toledo Scale Corporation, until 1968. President Toledo Community Chest, 1949.

Member of advisory council Civil aeronautics Authority, 1940. Trustee, Toledo Museum Art, Toledo council Boy Scouts American, Junior Achievement, Boys Clubs Toledo.

Works

  • Authority, 1940. Trustee, Toledo Museum Art, Toledo council Boy Scouts American, Junior Achievement, Boys Clubs Toledo.

Membership

Served as Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1945. Member Reserve City, Perrysburg OH.

Connections

Married Dorothy Gardner, November 7, 1941. Children: William G., Barbara Ross, Milton Ford.

father:
W. W. Knight

mother:
Edna S. (Ford) Knight

spouse:
Dorothy Gardner

children:
William G. Knight

Barbara Ross Knight

Milton Ford Knight