Knox, George W., was born at Knoxboro, N. Y., April 23, 1867, a son of Orville M. Knox, a prominent farmer and hop dealer of that section. He attended the public schools of his native town and at the age of twelve years entered the High School at Oneida, N. Y., whither his parents had removed, and was graduated there from in 1886. He entered Colgate University, Hamilton, N. Y., in 1886 with the class of 1890, and left in 1888 to enter the office of Jenkins & Devereux at Oneida, where he read law until 1891, when he was admitted to the bar of the State of New York at Binghamton. ln 1892 he removed to Niagara Falls, where he has since enjoyed the uninterrupted and successful practice of his profession.
Contributed 2017 by Lisa Slaski from Landmarks of Niagara County, New York, by William Pool, D. Mason & Co., Syracuse, NY, 1897
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