William Knox United States

Biography of William Knox

William Knox graduated MA from the University in 1913. He was born on 27 September 1891 in Chicago, USA, son of James, a joiner. Despite the University of Chicago being established in 1892, William enrolled at the University of Glasgow in 1910 as an Arts student.

Knox excelled in English over the course of his studies, obtaining a First-Class Certificate in Professor William Macneile Dixon's English Language and Literature class in session 1912-13. Alongside English, Knox studied a variety of subjects, including Mathematics, Moral Philosophy, History and Logic, graduating MA on 22 November 1913.

Following his graduation, Knox is recorded to have worked as a teacher, residing in Broadloan, Renfrew.


Printed Materials

  • Chudacoff, Howard P. and Smith, Judith E., The Evolution of American Urban Society (USA: Prentice-Hall Inc, 2000)

Archival Materials

  • DC183/11/43 Register of Members of the General Council of the University of Glasgow as at 15th April, 1918
  • DC183/11/70 Register of Members of the General Council of the University of Glasgow for the Year commencing 1st January 1945
  • R3/1/1 Register of dates of birth of graduates Vols.I-III., 1881-1915
  • R4/1/7 University of Glasgow, Schedules of Graduates in Arts (M.A.) 1913
  • R8/1/13 Glasgow University Album 1908-13
  • SEN10/55 The Glasgow University Calendar for the year 1913-14


William Knox
Born 27 September 1891.
GU Degree: MA, 1913; Arts,
University Link: Alumnus, Graduate
Occupation categories: school teachers
Additional Information: R3/1/1 (vol 3)
English snippet: Arts graduate of the University of Glasgow
Record last updated: 16th Apr 2013

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