Lloyd Lewis Knox

1891–9 September 1955 (Age 64)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Lloyd Lewis

When Lloyd Lewis Knox was born in 1891, in Illinois, United States, his father, Elmont P Knox, was 21 and his mother, Hannah Morse, was 19. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Eleanor Mary Childs. He lived in Crystal Lake, McHenry, Illinois, United States in 1930 and Morrison, Whiteside, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 9 September 1955, at the age of 64, and was buried in Morrison, Whiteside, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lloyd Lewis Knox
Eleanor Mary Childs
Robert Knox
Raymond Knox
Patricia Knox

Spouse and Children


    Eleanor Mary Childs




    Robert Knox


    Raymond Knox


    Patricia Knox


Parents and Siblings

    Elmont P Knox


    Hannah Morse




World Events (8)

1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 1

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 17

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish, northern English, and northern Irish: from a genitive or plural form of Old English cnocc ‘roundtopped hill’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived on a hilltop, or a habitational name from one of the places in Scotland and northern England named with this element, now spelled Knock, in particular one in Renfrewshire.2 The surname is also borne by eastern Ashkenazic Jews as an Americanized form of one or more likesounding Jewish surnames.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Lloyd Konx, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lloyd Knox, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lloyd Knox, "United States Census, 1920"

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