Knox, William Eaton, Dd
Knox, William Eaton, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born at Knoxboro, Oneida County, N.Y., October 16, 1820. He graduated from Hamilton College in 1840, and pursued his theological studies at Auburn Seminary. In 1844 he was ordained pastor of the Presbyterian Church in Watertown, and in 1848 of that in Rome. In 1870 he accepted a call from the First Presbyterian Church at Elmira, where he continued for the rest of his life. He died at Blue Mountain Lake, in the Adirondacks, September 17, 1883. He occupied an elevated position among his clerical brethren. See N. Y. Observer, September 28, 1883; Genesis Cat. of Auburn Theol. Sem. 1883, page 70. (W.P.S.)