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Knox, Samuel Lippincott Griswold (1870?-1947)

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Knox, Samuel Lippincott Griswold (1870?-1947)

Description

Samuel Lippincott Griswold Knox was a mechanical engineer. He received a degree from the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken. Knox was the chief mechanical engineer for General Electric Company from 1900 to 1902. He was the chief engineer for Bucyrus Erie Company until 1910. He designed and directed the manufacturing of the machinery used in the creation of the Panama Canal. He became the president of the Pacific Engineering and Construction Company and the Pacific Dredging Company. In 1917 Knox became the chairman of the National Research Council in Washington D.C. In 1918 and 1919 he also was the scientific attach to the American Embassy in Rome. 

Source

"Services Today for Samuel L. G. Knox." The Record, 10 May 1947, p.7.
"Samuel L. G. Knox, 77, Noted Engineer, Dies In New Jersey Club." Evening Star, 9 May 1947, p.A-2.

Birth Date

1870?

Death Date

1947-05-08

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Source of File Attached

"Services Today for Samuel L. G. Knox." The Record, 10 May 1947, p.7.

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“Knox, Samuel Lippincott Griswold (1870?-1947),” Englewood Makes History, accessed July 12, 2024, https://englewoodmakeshistory.org/items/show/447.

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