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Philander Knox

Philander Chase Knox

State of Residency: Pennsylvania
Appointment: Mar 5, 1909
Entry on Duty: Mar 6, 1909
Termination of Appointment: Mar 5, 1913
Presidency: Taft

As Secretary of State



Foreign Travels of Secretary of State Philander Knox

Foreign Relations of the United States:
1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913



Profile
Born: May 6, 1853
Died: October 12, 1921
Married: Lillie Smith
Education: Mount Union College
Occupation: Lawyer


Government Positions


Notable Events

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association in 1897

  • Counsel for the Carnegie Steel Company, took a prominent part in organizing the United States Steel   Corporation in 1901

  • Unsuccessful candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in 1908


  • Previous Secretary of State: Robert Bacon
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    Last Updated: Feb 2, 2001
    Designed by Tiffeni Fontno.


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