Knox's legislative files, including letters to and from constituents, related papers,
clippings, pamphlets, study reports, copies of bills introduced into the Assembly by
Knox, excerpted sections of various codes, etc.
John Theryll Knox was born September 30, 1924 in Reno, Nevada to Ernest B. and Jean Monat
Knox. He has lived in California since 1929. He attended public schools in Sacramento and
Alhambra. He served with the United States Air Force 1943-1945. He received an A.B.
degree from Occidental College in 1949, and a J.D. degree from Hastings College of Law in
1952. He married Jean Henderson on December 27, 1949 and they had three children--John
Henderson, Charlotte Marie, and Mary Lucretia. Knox was admitted to the Bar in 1953 and
had a private law practice in Richmond from that date.
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