Biography of Samuel Knox
Member of 60th Ohio General Assembly - Senate

SAMUEL KNOX represents the Twentieth District, composed of the counties of Harrison and Belmont. He was born in Harrison county, where he has resided almost continuously until the present time. He is about forty nine years old, and is a bachelor. He has spent a portion of his life in teaching.

In 1860 he was elected Auditor of Harrison county, and, at the close of his term of office, was re-elected. The duties of the office, during this time, were unusually arduous, and his acquaintances tell us that he made as good an Auditor as, or perhaps the best Auditor, the county ever had.

He has also edited The Cadiz Republican. He is, and always has been, a Republican in politics.

This is his first appearance in a legislative assembly. His district was represented by a Democrat during the two terms preceding the present term.

We learn from his acquaintances that Mr. Knox is a wellread man, not only in general, but also in historical and professional literature.

Biographical Sketches of the
State Officers and of the members
of the Sixtieth General Assembly
of the State of Ohio.
By: W. Sarwin Crabb.
Ohio State Journal Book and Job Rooms.
Columbus, Ohio 1872

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