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Townsend Jones Knight, American Lawyer. Bar: New York 1952. Trustee Audrey Cohen College, New York City, since 1969, Cold Spring Harbor (New York) Laboratory, 1970-1976, 82-88, 89-95, honorary trustee, since 1995; director Friends Vilas Fischer Trust Company, since 1995. Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Association of Bar of City of New York, Downtown Association, Harvard Club, Cold Spring Harbor Beach Club.

Background

Knight, Townsend Jones was born on August 10, 1928 in New York City. Son of Jesse and Marguerite H. (Jones) Knight.

Education

Harvard University (Bachelor of Science, 1949). Columbia Law School (Bachelor of Laws, 1952).

Career

Worked at Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle (New York, NY) specializing in International Corporate Law, Banking and Corporate Finance. Admitted to the bar, 1952, New York. Phi Delta Phi. Member: Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Member, Committee on Banking Law, 1977—).

New York State Bar Association.

Membership

Trustee Audrey Cohen College, New York City, since 1969, Cold Spring Harbor (New York) Laboratory, 1970-1976, 82-88, 89-95, honorary trustee, since 1995. Director Friends Vilas Fischer Trust Company, since 1995. Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Association of Bar of City of New York, Downtown Association, Harvard Club, Cold Spring Harbor Beach Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: photography.

Connections

Married Elise Heck; children: Margaret Knight Dudley, Elise Knight Wallace, Jessica Knight Casoni.